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physician

William Siddon Langford, American physician.

Background

Langford, William Siddon was born on August 15, 1906 in Lakewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Philip and Edith Mary (Siddon) Langford.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1928. Doctor of Medicine Columbia, 1931.

Career

Intern St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, 1931-1933. Resident Babies Hospital, New York City, 1933-1934, director pediatric psychiatric clinic, 1935-1972, associate attending pediatrician, 1946-1955, attending pediatrician, 1955-1972, consultant, 1972-1976. Fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1934-1935.

Attending psychiatrist New York Psychiatric Institute, 1955-1972. Clinical professor psychiatry Columbia College Physicians and Surgical, 1940-1952, professor clinical psychiatry, 1952-1953, professor psychiatry, 1953-1972, emeritus, 1972-1976. Consultant children’s services Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 1972-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical journals.

Membership

Served from captain to major, Medical Corps, United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Diplomate in psychiatry and child psychiatry American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Life fellow American Orthopsychiat.

Association (past president), American Academy Child Psychiatry (past president), American Psychiatric Association. Member American Academy Pediatrics, Group for Advancement Psychiatry (life), American Pediatric Society (life), New York Academy of Medicine, New York Psychiatric Society.

Connections

Married Rebecca A. Beeman, June 30, 1928. Children: Eric Siddon, Mary Ellis.

father:
George Philip Langford

mother:
Edith Mary (Siddon) Langford

spouse:
Rebecca A. Beeman

children:
Eric Siddon Langford

Mary Ellis Langford