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Redewill, Francis Hamilton, Sr.

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History of Arizona medicine; collections of Orville Harry Brown, M.D. [AHSL Special Collections WZ 70 AA7 H673]: 
volume 5, page(s) 290-294; volume 10, page(s) 249
San Francisco CA
Born in Virginia City, Nevada, in 1879. Graduated from Johns Hopkins Medical College in 1906, standing third in a class of more than one hundred. Went to Fort Bayard, New Mexico, where he did research work in tuberculosis at the Government Hospital. Made a particular study of diseases of the nose, throat and lungs. After a year's work in the office of Dr. Wylie, of Phoenix, he opened his own office at No. 118 North First Avenue, that city, where he has since practiced (circa 1913).
Source: Who's Who in Arizona. Volume I. 1913 (p. 189-191). [interesting entry]
See History of Arizona medicine; collections of Orville Harry Brown, M.D. [AHSL Special Collections WZ 70 AA7 H673].
Quebbeman, Frances E. Medicine in territorial Arizona. Phoenix : Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966, page 365.
See also: McClintock, James H. Arizona, Prehistoric, Aboriginal, Pioneer, Modern; the Nation's Youngest Commonwealth within a Land of Ancient Culture. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1916 (aka Arizona, the Youngest State), volume 3 (Biographical), pages 36, 37p, 39.

J Am Med Assoc, Aug 1907; XLIX: 618: Army Changes. Redewill, F. H., contract surgeon, granted leave of absence for ten days.
J Am Med Assoc, Mar 1909; LII: 907: List of new members of the American Medical Association for the month of February, 1909: ARIZONA ... Redewill. F. H., Phoenix.
J Am Med Assoc, Jun 1911; LVI: 1896: Marriages. Francis Hamilton Redewill, M.D., Phoenix, Ariz., to Miss Helena Munn of Ann Arbor, Mich., in Paris, France, May 18.
J Am Med Assoc, Jun 1917; LXVIII: 1635: STATE COMMITTEES OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, MEDICAL SECTION. Arizona. ... Redewill, Francis H., 120 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix.
J Am Med Assoc, Aug 1925; 85: 361: The Desert Inn Sanatorium, at McDowell Road and Crosscut Canal, Phoenix, was destroyed by fire of unknown origin, July 12. The patients were not injured. The sanatorium was owned by Dr. Francis H. Redewill, San Francisco.
J Am Med Assoc, Feb 1938; 110: 519: Entries for the first annual exhibition to be sponsored by the American Physicians' Art Association for the month of June in San Francisco will close April 1, it is announced. The following classifications have been determined : oils, water colors, sculpture, photography, pastels, etchings, crayon-and pen and ink drawings (including cartoons), wood carvings and book bindings. Scientific medical art work will not be accepted. The exhibition is not limited to first showings. Any physician interested should communicate at once with the secretary of the American Physicians' Art Association, Dr. Francis H. Redewill, Suite 521-526 Flood Building, San Francisco.
J Am Med Assoc, Nov 1941; 117: 1722: American Physicians' Art Association. ... Following are the trophy winners at the annual exhibition in Cleveland last June : ... Homer Wheelon Medal for originality and artistry in oils: Dr. Francis H. Redewill, San Francisco, "Wall of Windows, Bryce Canyon."
J Am Med Assoc, Aug 1946; 131: 1234-1235: Physicians Literary Guild. -- Dr. James C. Janney, Boston, was elected president of the American Physicians Literary Guild at its meeting in San Francisco, July 5. ... At the first exhibition of the various works submitted in San Francisco recently, first prizes were given to : ... Dr. Redewill, grand prize, Max Thorek Cup, "Any Physician Can Paint"; first prize, "Health and Happiness."
J Am Med Assoc, Aug 1948; 137: 1325 - 1327: Johns Hopkins Medical Association. At a medical alumni banquet of Johns Hopkins University, honoring Drs. Helen Taussig and Alfred Blalock, Baltimore, a National Johns Hopkins Medical Association was organized with Dr. George H. Gardner, Chicago, president, and Dr. Francis H. Redewill, San Francisco, secretary-treasurer. This new organization will take active part in social meetings of the medical alumni as well as tie in with the university's activity of developing substantial funds for new buildings.
J Am Med Assoc, May 1955; 158: 72: AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ART ASSOCIATION. To the Editor: About 18 years ago, the American Physicians Art Association was founded by Dr. Francis H. Redewill Sr., of San Francisco, for the purpose of stimulating interest in art in its many facets among the members of the medical profession. ... Any local county groups desirous of forming their own nuclei may communicate with Dr. Francis H. Redewill Jr.,
J Am Med Assoc, Feb 1958; 166: 812: Redewill, Francis Hamilton, Whittier, Calif.; born in Vallejo, Calif., May 29, 1879; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, 1906; founder, first president, and later secretary-treasurer of the American Physicians Art Association; winner of many prizes in oils and water colors; member of the American Urological Association; at one time served in the U. S. Public Health Service; for many years on the faculty of the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco; owner and medical director of the Desert Inn Sanitarium in Phoenix, Ariz., from 1917 to 1924; served on the staffs of the French and St. Joseph's hospitals in San Francisco; died Dec. 19, aged 78, of uremia.

Son: Francis Hamilton Redewill, Jr., (Whittier, California)
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