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physician , army officer

Paul Henry Streit, American physician, army officer. Awarded Commemorative Cross of Poland; Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster. Member Typhus Relief Expedition in Poland, 1919-1920; American College of Surgeons fellow; member Alpha Mu Pi Omega, Alpha Omega Alpha, American Medical Association, Academy Medicine Washington.; Mason.

Background

Streit, Paul Henry was born on March 18, 1891 in Seguin, Texas, United States. Son of John and Louise (Weiss) Streit.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas, 1916. Interne John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, Texas, 1917. Post graduate nose and throat training, University of Bordeaux, France, 1919.

Graduate of Army Medical Field Service School, 1923. Nose and throat student, New York Post Graduate Hospital, 1925-1926. Student course in bronchoscopy under Doctor Chevalier Jackson, Philadelphia, 1929.

Career

Commissioned First lieutenant, Medical corpus, United States army, 1917. Promoted through grades to major general, 1949.

Membership

Member Typhus Relief Expedition in Poland, 1919-1920. American College of Surgeons fellow. Member Alpha Mu Pi Omega, Alpha Omega Alpha, American Medical Association, Academy Medicine Washington.

Connections

Married Metta Miller Megeath, September 15, 1926. Children: John Paul, Metta Elizabeth.

father:
John Streit

mother:
Louise (Weiss) Streit

spouse:
Metta Miller Megeath

children:
John Paul Streit

Metta Elizabeth Streit