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inventor , consultant , manufacturer , medical

Win Silverman Hirsch, American Medical products consultant, inventor, manufacturer. Achievements include 12 patents in medical field; first achievement of teflon coated wire suture, of nonrealtive, teflon coated myocardialelectrode, and of x-ray opaque O.R. surgical sponges; design of S.S.Swaded needles, long taper, medical textile. M C.

Background

Hirsch, Win Silverman was born on November 29, 1916 in New Iberia, Louisiana, United States. Son of Abe and Annie S. I. (Silverman) Hirsch.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Southern Louisiana, 1938;postgraduate, Louisiana State University, 1939-1941.

Career

Pipefitter, Buffalo Forge, Iberia Parish, Louisianasugar chemist, Iberia Sugar Cooperativeoil chemist, Standard Anti-Knock, Rahway, New Jersey, 1945-1946;dress manufacturer, Barclay Modes, etc., New York City, 1946-1950, 51;suture manufacturer, American Silk Sutures, Roslyn Heights, New York, 1951-1970;vice president, medical device officer, American Silk Sutures, New York City and Boston, 1974-1991;consultant, Medical Manufacturing R & D Sales, since 1970. President Win Hirsch & Associations Cardiac Electronics, 1974-1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 12 patents in medical field. First achievement of teflon coated wire suture, of nonrealtive, teflon coated myocardialelectrode, and of x-ray opaque O.R. surgical sponges. Design of S.S.Swaded needles, long taper, medical textile. M C.

Membership

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1944-1945. Member biomedical Technicians, biomedical Engineers, International Consultant and Therapist (board director), New York Academy of Sciences, Masons, Elks.

Connections

Married Hope M Salls Bonomo, 1943 (divorced 1951). Children: Stuart, Gae. Married Lorraine H. Miller, 1959.

Children: Ellyn, Adan, Caryn.

father:
Abe Hirsch

mother:
Annie S. I. (Silverman) Hirsch

spouse:
Hope M Salls Bonomo

spouse:
Lorraine H. Miller

child:
Stuart Hirsch

child:
Gae Hirsch

child:
Ellyn Hirsch

child:
Adan Hirsch

child:
Caryn Hirsch