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District Commissioner of Health

Victor Hugo BASSETT, American District Commissioner of Health. Member of Georgia Medical Society, Chatham Company; Georgia, and Southern Medical Associations; American Medical Association (F.); Georgia State Public Health Association; (F.) American Public Health Association.


BASSETT, Victor Hugo was born on May 7, 1871 in Aledo, Mercer Company. 111. Son of Isaac Newton and Caroline (flarroun) Bassett.


Aledo High School, 1888. Knox College, Bachelor of Science, 1896. University of Wisconsin, 189Q.

Johns Hopkins University, M√ľnste.D., 1903. Fellow in Pathology, Johns Hopkins, 1904-1905.


Assistant, in Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1896-1898. Assistant Bacteriologist, Agriculture Experiment Station, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1898-1899. Student Assistant, Johns Hopkins, 1899- 1904.

Pathologist, Thomas Wil son Sanitarium, 1900-1904. Instructor in Bacteriology, Northwestern University Medical School. 1903-1904; Professor Bacteriology and Pathology, Wisconsin Medical College, 1905-1906.

Assistant Professor Bacteriology and Pathology, Milwaukee Medical College, 1906-1908. Assistant Superintendent and Pathologist, Milwaukee Company llosp., 1906-1908. City Bacteriologist, Savannah Health Department, 1908-1922.

City Health Officer, Savannah, since 1922. District Commissioner ol Health, Chatham Company. Georgia, since 1927.


Member of Georgia Medical Society, Chatham Company. Georgia, and Southern Medical Associations. American Medical Association (F.).

Georgia State Public Health Association. (F.) American Public Health Association.


Spouse Anna Stowell, July 5, 1899, Lawn Ridge, 111.