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Col. James Bernard Seaman, M.D. papers

Identifier: MSD-1932-032
Portion of obituary, correspondence.


  • 2011 - 2011

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Collection is open for research.

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Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.


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Biographical Sketch

Class of 1932. James Bernard Seaman was born October 5, 1910, to Margaret M. Seaman and Joseph B. Seaman in Mishawaka, Indiana. His training and service included Fort Knox, Kentucky; Gorgas Hospital in the Panama Canal Zone; Fitzsimmons in Denver, Colorado; and Tokyo Army Hospital. He served during World War II in North Africa and Italy, primarily as commanding officer of Medical Battalions with the 5th Army and II Corps. This service was interrupted by attendance at teh 21st class at Command and General Staff School. In the Orient, he served as a surgical consultant with visits to medical units in Japan, Korea and Okinawa. He received a B.A. degree from DePauw University in 1932, his M.D. from Indiana University and a surgical degree from the University of Colorado. Col. James B. Seaman died June 25, 2009.
Col. James Bernard Seaman papers Class of 1932
Jenney Taylor
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Description is in English.

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Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

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