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Richard Bartley Channing Cattell, American surgeon.


Cattell, Richard Bartley Channing was born on March 21, 1900 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, United States. Son of William Mahlon and Edith Virginia (Brenneman) Cattell.


Bachelor of Arts, Mount Union College, 1921, Doctor of Science, 1948. Doctor of Medicine Harvard University, 1925 Doctor of Science (honorary), Boston University, 1954.


Interne St. Luke’s Hospital, 1925-1927. Director of the Lahey Clinic, Boston, Massachusetts until 1962. Surgeon N.E. Deaconess Hospital Baptist Hospital.

Honorary consultant Bureau Medical and Surgery, United States Navy, 1942-1952.


Served as private, United States Army, Evacuation Hospital Northern 2, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919, Army of Occupation, 1918-1919. Diplomate American Board of Surgery. Fellow American College of Surgeons (regent), Royal College Surgeons in Ireland (honorary), French Academy of Surgery (honorary).

Member American Goiter Association, Southern Surgical Association, American Medical Association, N.E. Surgical Society, Boston Surgical Society, American Surgical Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Theta Kappa Psi, Alpha Omega Alpha. Clubs: Harvard (Boston).


Married Agnes Campbell Matzinger, October 17, 1925. Children: Mary Virginia, Richard Brenneman, William Channing, John Andrews, Jeanne Elizabeth.

William Mahlon Cattell

Edith Virginia (Brenneman) Cattell

Agnes Campbell Matzinger

Mary Virginia Cattell

Richard Brenneman Cattell

William Channing Cattell

John Andrews Cattell

Jeanne Elizabeth Cattell