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secretary , State Department of Health

Theodore Burton APPEL, American Secretary, State Department of Health.


APPEL, Theodore Burton was born on September 8, 1871 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Revolution Theodore and Susan Burton (Wolff) Appel.


Franklin Marshall College, Bachelor of Arts, 1889. Doctor of Science, 1910. University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Medicine 1894.


Appointed Secretary, Department of Health, Pennsylvania, since 1927.


Member, Staff of Lancaster General Hospital, since 1898. 10 years Medical Director. Captain, Medical Corps of the United States Army, 1917.

Director, School of Gas Defense, 1917. Transferred to Camp Greenleaf. Major September 1917.

Lieutenant Colonel, November 1918. Medical Officers Reserve Corps, Colonel, 1924. Member of Medical Society State of Pennsylvania.

Lancaster Company Medical Society. (F.) American College, of Surgeons. (F.) American Medical Association Clubs: University (Philadelphia), Hamilton (Lancaster).


Spouse Mary Hurford Calder, June 18, 1900, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.