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colonel , United States Army

Percy M. ASHBURN, Colonel, United States Army.


ASHBURN, Percy M. was born on July 28, 1872 in Batavia, Ohio, United States. Son of Allen Wright and Julia Margaret (Kennedy) Ashburn.


Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1893.


Colonel, United States Army, 1917. President, Board of Tropical Diseases, Philippine Islands, 1905-1907, 1913-1914. Chief of Medical Service, Letterman General Hospital.

1909-1911; Walter Reed General Hospital, 1915-1917. Commanding Officer, Medical Officers Training Camp, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, 1917. Served in American Expeditionary Forces, 1918-1919.

Commanding Officer, Medical Field Service School, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1920-1923. Professor, Military Hygiene, West Point. New York, 1923-1927; Librarian, Army Medical Library, since 1927.


Spouse Agnes Davis, July 6, 1896, Batavia, O.