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Harris, Thomas Jefferson

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J Am Med Assoc, May 1943; 122: 55: Thomas Jefferson Harris, Tucson, Ariz. ; University of Pennsylvania Department of Medicine, Philadelphia, 1889; member of the Medical Society of the State of New York; specialist certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, an honorary member and formerly member of the board of directors; member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology ; fellow, secretary from 1907 to 1916 and president in 1917, American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society; fellow, past president and for many years secretary of the American Otological Society; past president and secretary of the New York Laryngological Society and the New York Otological Society; past president and secretary of the New York Physicians Mutual Aid Association ; member of the permanent commission of the International Otolaryngological Congress; fellow of the American College of Surgeons; formerly professor, diseases of the nose and throat, New York Post-Graduate Medical School, Columbia University, New York; served as consulting surgeon in the throat department of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital, New York, and on the staff of the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York; from 1922 to 1940 president of the Jennie Clarkson Home for Children, Valhalla, N. Y. ; served as lieutenant colonel in the medical corps of the U. S. Army during World War I, in charge of the department of otolaryngology at the General Hospital, number 14, at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and director of the school of laryngology at Camp Greenleaf, Ga. ; aged 77; died, March 14, in the Veterans Administration Facility, Northport, N. Y.
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