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Robert Ephraim Abell, American surgeon. member City Council, Chester; member Chester County War Memorial Commission from 1948. Commissioned First lieutenant Medical Corps, United States of America, June 1918; member South Carolina. State Board Medical Examiners, South Carolina. Medical Association (president 1933-1934), Beta Theta Pi, Nu Sigma Nu, Theta Nu Epsilon.

Background

Abell, Robert Ephraim was born on October 12, 1887 in Lowrys, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joshua Leland and Sophie (Erwin) Abell.

Education

Preparatory education, high school, Lowrys. Student Presbyterian College of South Carolina, Clinton, South Carolina, 1 year Davidson (North Carolina) College, 2 years. Doctor of Medicine, University Maryland, 1912.

Career

Resident surgeon University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland., 1912-1915. A founder, 1915, from surgeon in charge, treasurer and manager Chester Sanatorium. Visiting surgeon Memorial Hospital, Abbeville, South Carolina., 1921-1924.

Surgeon in charge Pryor Memorial Hospital, Chester, 1926-1939. 1939; president and treasurer of Abell Motors, Inc. Director Commercial Bank.

Member City Council, Chester. Member Chester County War Memorial Commission from 1948. Commissioned First lieutenant Medical Corps, United States of America, June 1918.

Went to France with Evacuation Hospital Northern 26. Promoted captain, October 1918. Honorary discharged, February 1, 1919.

Membership

Member City Council, Chester. Member Chester County War Memorial Commission from 1948. Commissioned First lieutenant Medical Corps, United States of America, June 1918.

Member South Carolina. State Board Medical Examiners, South Carolina. Medical Association (president 1933-1934), Beta Theta Pi, Nu Sigma Nu, Theta Nu Epsilon.

Clubs: Chester Golf, Rotary, Hilton Head Hunting.

  • Member, State Bd of Medical Examiners by Governor, 5 Congressional District, since 1923. Member; Tri State S. American Association. (F.) American College Sur geons Association Clubs: Hilton Head Hunting Chester Golf.

Connections

Married Alice Hall Glenn, October 12, 1916. Children: Robert Ephraim, Sophie Erwin, Thomas Glenn.

father:
Joshua Leland Abell

mother:
Sophie (Erwin) Abell

spouse:
Alice Hall Glenn

children:
Robert Ephraim Abell

Sophie Erwin Abell

Thomas Glenn Abell