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Stanley Hart Osborn, American government official. Decorated Order of St. Sava, 3d class (Serbia); Cross National Order Civil Merit Bulgaria, 2d class.


Osborn, Stanley Hart was born on May 3, 1891 in Peabody, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Lincoln and Alice Cornelia (Hart) Osborn.


Doctor of Medicine, Tufts College Medical School, 1914. Doctor of Science (honorary), Tufts College Medical School, 1942. Certified in public health, Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology School Health Officers, 1915.

Doctor of Public Health (honorary), Trinity College, 1945. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1947.


Acting biologist, Metropolitan Water Board, Boston, 1914;in charge field unit, American Red Cross Sanitary Commission to Serbia, 1915-1916;district health officer, Massachusetts Department Public Health, 1916;epidemiologist, Massachusetts Department Public Health, 1917, 19-20;deputy commissioner health, director Bureau Preventable Diseases,, Connecticut Department Health, 1920-1922;state commissioner health, Connecticut Department Health, from 1922. Lecturer in public health Yale School Medicine, from 1924.


Member New England Water Pollution Commission, Milk Regulations Board, Connecticut, from 1922, Interstate Sanitation Commission (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York ), from 1931. Representative Conference to National health Council, 1925-1950. President Conference State and Provincial Health Authorities North America, 1932-1933.

With United States Army, 1918-1919, Reserve, 1919-1934. Fellow American Medical Association (delegate section on preventive medicine, industrial hygiene public health 1929-1952), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association. Member National Tuberculosis Association, Connecticut, Hartford and hartford County medical societies, Connecticut Public Health Association, Connecticut Society for Mental Hygiene, American Legion, Masons (32 degree), Rotary, Alpha Kappa Kappa, Delta Omega.


Married Gertrude Mellen Hooper, September 16, 1921. Children: Stanley Hart, Henry Hooper, William Charles.

Charles Lincoln Osborn

Alice Cornelia (Hart) Osborn

Gertrude Mellen Hooper

Stanley Hart Osborn

Henry Hooper Osborn

William Charles Osborn