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Robert Legrande Harding, American physician. Research oral-facial communicative disorders. National Institute Dental Research grantee, since 1967.


Harding, Robert Legrande was born on November 19, 1909 in Mannington, West Virginia, United States. Son of Lee Clevel and Margaret Ann (Cunningham) Harding.


Postgraduate, Bucknell University, 1943. Doctor ol Dental Surgery, University Michigan, 1937. Doctor of Medicine, University Michigan, 1946.


Intern University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1938-1940, St. Joseph's Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1946-1947. Training surgical service George Washington University, 1953-1954. Practice medicine, specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1954.

Plastic surgeon Harrisburg Hospital, since 1954, Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, 1954-1971. Clinical professor plastic surgery Pennsylvania State University, since 1969. Consultant, lecturer in field.


  • Research oral-facial communicative disorders.


  • Other Work

    • Author publications in field. Former editor: Cleft Palate Journal.


Served with Medical Corps United States Army, 1951-1953. Fellow American College Dentists, Australian Computer Society. Member American Association Plastic Surgeons (president 1974-1975), American Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American Society Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, American Cleft Palate Association (president 1953-1954), American Society Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Dental Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Upsilon.

Clubs: Rotarian.


Married Audrey Ariel Anderson, November 16, 1940. 1 son, Robert L.

Lee Clevel Harding

Margaret Ann (Cunningham) Harding

Audrey Ariel Anderson