Log In

Raymond Milner Wheeler

physician , educator.

Raymond Milner Wheeler, American physician, educator. Decorated Silver Star, Purple Heart; recipient Distinguished Service award University North Carolina Medical School, 1969; Frank Porter Graham award North Carolina Civil Liberties Union, 1979. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

Background

Wheeler, Raymond Milner was born on September 30, 1919 in Farmville, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Raymond and Sallie Kate (Collins) Wheeler.

Education

Certificate in medicine, U. North Carolina, 1941. Doctor of Medicine Washington University, St. Louis, 1943.

Career

; children—Linda Lou, Margaret Browning, David Stewart. Married Julie Buckner Carr, June 6, 1958. Intern Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1943-1944.

Assistant resident medicine North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1946-1948. Private practice internal medicine, Charlotte, North Carolina, from 1948. Department chairman medicine Charlotte Memorial Hospital, 1961-1963.

Clinical associate professor medicine U. North Carolina Medical School, 1966-1970.

Works

  • Author articles.

Membership

Member Field Foundation commission physicians who studied hunger in Mississippi, 1967. Member Citizens Board Inquiry into Hunger in the United States, 1968, into Brookside Strike, 1974. Member North Carolina Council Human Relations, from 1956, president, 1957-1961.

Member Southern Regional Council, from 1956, chairman of the executive committee, 1964-1969, president, 1969-1974. Chairman board directors Children’s Foundation, 1973-1974. Served to captain Military Cross, Australia, 1944-1946.

Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Public Health Association, Mecklenberg County Medical Society.

Connections

Married Mary Lou Browning, June, 1942 (divorced 1956).; married Julie Buckner Carr, June 6, 1958. Children: Linda Lou, Margaret Browning, David Stewart.

father:
George Raymond Wheeler

mother:
Sallie Kate (Collins) Wheeler

spouses:
Mary Lou Browning

Julie Buckner Carr

children:
Linda Lou Wheeler

Margaret Browning Wheeler

David Stewart Wheeler