Wednesday, April 21, 2010

1939 Emory Medical Graduates

Last weekend I snuck over to the Ribbons of Pink Antiques store and found this little treasure.


This is a program for the 1939 commencement activities of Emory Medical University. It belonged to Robert Hinton Stephenson.
 There are thirteen pages that includes a few photos and a list of all the graduates.


I will go ahead and list the senior interns.


Abraham, Joseph ... Brooklyn, NY
(To intern - City Hospital, Welfare Island, New York City)

Adair, Morgan Charles ... Atlanta
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, GA)

Beard, Donald Edwin ...Smyrna
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, GA)

Belle, Martin Samuel ... Atlanta
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, GA)


Blalock, Tully Talbot ... Jacksonville, Fla.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Carnes, Harry Earle ... Atlanta
(To intern - Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.)


Cline, Wade Martin ... Lakeland, Fla.
(To intern - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami)


Coles, William Cruse, Jr. ... Union Springs, Ala.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Cooper, Frederick William ... College Park
(To intern - Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.)


Cooper, Talbert ... Milledgeville
(To intern - Cincinnati General Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio)


Crawford, John Brantley ... Colquitt
(To intern - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami)


Dallas, Robert Edwin ... Thomaston
(To intern - Hillman Hospital, Birmingham, Ala.)


Elliott, Cecil Benjamin ... Gainesville
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Flowers, Paul Rutledge ... Dothan, Ala.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Fuller, Robert Morton ... New York, N. Y.
(To intern - Fordham Hospital, New York City)


Galt, Jesse McCanless ... Marietta
(To intern - Lynn Hospital, Lynn, Mass.)


Gifford, John Pearl ... Vero Beach, Fla.
(To intern - Duval County Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla.)


Hancock, John Overton ... Atlanta
(To intern - Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Hathcock, William Caldwell ... Lakeland, Fla.
(To intern - Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada)


Kalil, Charles ... LaGrange
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Kelley, Oscar Lee ... Atlanta
(To intern - Emory University Hospital, Emory University, Ga.)


Ketchum, Clarence Wood ... Macon
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Little, Samuel Clements ... Atlanta
(To intern - University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich.)


Lyday, Wilson ... Brevard, N. C.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


McCain, John Ross ... Decatur
(To intern - Emory University Hospital, Emory University, Ga.)


Mauldin, John Tyler ... Atlanta
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Pollock, Theodore ... Paulsboro, N. J.
(To intern - Passaic General Hospital, Passaic, N. J.)


Powell, Charles C. ... Chattanooga, Tenn.
(To intern - Baroness Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga, Tenn.)


Prevost, Claud Townsend ... Anderson, S. C.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Rich, Maurice ... Atlanta
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Ridley, John Hood ... Atlanta, Ga.
(To intern - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.)


Roberson, Phil Edwin ... Albany
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Saltz, Nathan Jacob ... Jacksonville, Fla.
(To intern - King County Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y.)


Shalloway, Charles Leon ... Atlanta
(To intern - Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.)


Simmons, James Osgood ... Brunswick
(To intern - Georgia Baptist Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Simmons, William Grant ... Miami, Fla.
(To intern - Emory University Hospital, Emory University, Ga.)


Smoot, Richard Henry ... Decatur
(To intern - Tennessee Coal and Iron Hospital, Fairfield, Ala.)


Stephenson, Robert Hilton ... Brantley, Ala.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Stow, Micollius Noel ... Jesup
(To intern - West Baltimore General Hospital, Baltimore, Md.)


Sullivan, Benjamin Herbert ... Tampa, Fla.
(To intern - Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y.)


Tepper, Jack ... Cordele
(To intern - City Hospital, Welfare Island, New York City)


Thomson, James Lachlison ... Eastmon
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Ward, William Cleveland ... Atlanta, Ga.
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Wheeler, Nicholas Aaron, Jr. ... LaFayette, Ala.
(To intern - Emory University Hospital, Emory University, Ga.)


Williamson, Jonathan Wooden ... Atlanta
(To intern - Grady Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.)


Wilson, Walter Emory, Jr. ... Rye, N. H.
(To intern - Union Hospital, Fall River, Mass.)


Yeager, Otis Wayne ... Macon
(To intern - Tennessee Coal and Iron Hospital, Fairfield, Ala.)
I was able to find a little bit of information Robert Hilton Stephenson.
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Brantley, Crenshaw, Alabama; Roll  11; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 271.0.

 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA) - April 1, 2001
Deceased Name: STEPHENSON : Robert H. Stephenson Sr.
Robert H. Stephenson Sr., M.D. born in Brantley, Alabama, August 5, 1915, died in Atlanta, GA., March 31, 2001. He practiced General Surgery in Atlanta from 1945 until retirement in 1985. After graduating from Emory University School of Medicine in 1939 he completed a surgical residency at Grady Memorial Hospital. He was a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Gastroenterologists. He served as a Physician in WW II in the South Pacific on the USS Cleveland and was one of the founders of West Paces Ferry Hospital. He was an accomplished musician, gardener and gourmet cook. He was a charter member of the Cherokee Town and Country Club and was a member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church for over 35 years. He was married to Emily Clark Stephenson for 60 years. She preceded him in death in February 2001. Surviving him are his son and daughter-in-law, Robert H. Stephenson Jr. M.D. and Anne McCleskey, 2 step-daughters, Sophie and Margaret Hay and one step-grandson, Aaron Kurtz. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2001 at the Spring Hill Chapel. Interment will be 4:00 p.m. cst in Brantley, Alabama. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, 2250 North Druid Hills Rd., Atlanta, GA. Arrangements made by H.M. Patterson & Son Spring Hill Chapel. 404-876-1022.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA)
Date: April 1, 2001
Edition: Home
Record Number: 15267
Copyright (c) 2001 The Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution

Hopefully there is a relative of Dr. Stephenson that would cherish this treasure.



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