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Sidney Vernon, American physician, publisher, author. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Honorary Laymans award, Community Association Health Physical Education Recreation.


Vernon, Sidney was born on November 12, 1906 in New York City. Son of Hyman and Lillian (Zonenberg) Vernon.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1926. Doctor of Medicine, Long Island College Hospital, 1930.


Intern Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1930—1931. Resident Backus Hospital, Norwich, Connecticut, 1931—1932. General practice medicine Willimantic, 1932—1941, from 1952.

Medical officer United States Army, 1941—1950, commissioned 1st lieutenant, 1941, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1946. Chief surgeon Army Hospital, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1947, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, 1948—1949, Air Force Hospital, Hempstead, New York, 1950. Chief surgery Arrowhead, Two Harbor Hospital, Minnesota, 1950—1951.


Fellow: American College of Surgeons, International College Surgery. Member: American Medical Association, International Association Pain., American Pain Society, Willimantic C, of C. (chairman community council physical fitness 1958-1961), Abdominal Surgery (board governors), American Board, American College Sports Medicine, Inflammation Club Upjohn Pharmaceutical, B'nai Brith (president 1939-1940).


Married Rosalie Silverstein Vernon (deceased October 1983). Children: Kenneth, Sheridan.

Hyman Vernon

Lillian (Zonenberg) Vernon

Rosalie Silverstein Vernon

Kenneth Vernon

Sheridan Vernon