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Neurosurgeon

Samuel Robert Snodgrass, American neurosurgeon.

Background

Snodgrass, Samuel Robert was born on March 17, 1906 in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel Robert and Florence (Sheldon) Snodgrass.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana U., 1927. Doctor of Medicine 1929.

Career

International Indianapolis City Hospital, 1929-1930. Resident pathology Indiana U. Hospitals, 1930-1931. Surgical intern Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, 1931-1932.

Assistant resident surgeon Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1932-1934, Harvey Cushing fellow, 1934. Fellow neurosurgery Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, 1934-1936. Fellow neurology Rockefeller Foundation, 1936-1937.

Member of faculty University Texas Medical School at Galveston, 1937-1972, professor surgery, 1953-1972, department chairman, 1968-1970, Ashbel Smith professor surgery, 1970-1972. Consultant United States Public Health Service Hospital, Galveston, Bureau Hearings and Appeals of Social Security Administration.

Membership

Member of faculty University Texas Medical School at Galveston, 1937-1972, professor surgery, 1953-1972, department chairman, 1968-1970, Ashbel Smith professor surgery, 1970-1972. Member American, Society, Texas, Galveston County medical associations, Houston Neurological Society, American Academy Neurosurgery (president 1961), Society Neurological Surgeons (vice president 1966), American Association Neurological Surgeons, Southern Neurosurg. Society (president 1968).

Club: Galveston Artillery.

Connections

Married Margaret Kinney, May 21, 1931. Children: Samuel Robert, James Wilfred, Donald Kinney.

father:
Samuel Robert Snodgrass

mother:
Florence (Sheldon) Snodgrass

spouse:
Margaret Kinney

children:
James Wilfred Snodgrass

Samuel Robert Snodgrass

Donald Kinney Snodgrass