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Surgeon

Paul Weldon Sanger, American surgeon. Decorated Legion of Merit.

Background

Sanger, Paul Weldon was born on September 17, 1906 in Minco, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Paul and Frances (Jones) Sanger.

Education

Graduate Webb School, Bell Buckle, Tennessee, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1928. Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt University, 1931.

Career

Intern Duke Hospital, 1931-1932, resident, 1932-1937. Private practice thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1938-1968. Director Heineman Research Laboratory, Charlotte Memorial Hospital, 1946-1968, director Hartford Research Laboratory, 1959-1968.

Director Consolidated Credit Company, Builders Life Insurance Company.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles synthetic fibers for artery replacement, pulmonary vascular and cardiac problems.

Membership

Member medical advising committee Duke, 1965-1968. Member Presidents’ Commission Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke. Served to colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1945.

Member Australian Computer Society, American Medical Association, Southern Surgical. Club, American Thoracic Association (examination board 1961-1967), American Association Thoracic Surgery, Society Vascular Surgeons, North Carolina Medical Society, Excelsior Surgical Society, International Cardiovascular Society, Medical Association Vanderbilt University (president 1967).

Connections

Married Mary Ann Carr, December 30, 1936. Children: Paul Weldon, Ann, Frances Bailey.

father:
Paul Sanger

mother:
Frances (Jones) Sanger

spouse:
Mary Ann Carr

child:
Paul Weldon Sanger

child:
Ann Sanger

child:
Frances Bailey Sanger