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Dr Carl DeWolf Brownell
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1866
Bristol
Bristol County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1915
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Surgeon Carl DeWolf Brownell, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, an active member of the Association, died at his home in Providence, R.I., January 8, 1915, aged 48.

Surgeon Brownell was born at Bristol, R.I., July 6, 1866, the son of Charles DeWolf and Henrietta Knowlton Angell Brownell. His preliminary education was received in the schools and in the high school of Bristol and his medical course was taken at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt., and the University of the City of New York. He was graduated from the latter institution in 1888 and afterward served a term as interne in the Jersey City Hospital. He was also a Fellow of the American Medical Association.

He entered the Navy as an Assistant Surgeon April 6, 1891, and four years later was promoted to Passed Assistant Surgeon. From May, 1898, to January, 1900, he served in the Philippine Islands as medical officer of the U.S.S. Petrel. He was promoted to Surgeon March 3, 1903, and served in that capacity on board the U.S.S. Alliance until November 27, 1903; at the Naval Station, Guantanamo, Cuba, until December 20, 1904; on board the U.S.S. Iowa until October 25, 1905; at the Navy Recruiting Station, Providence, R.I., until July 14, 1906; at the Naval Training Station, Newport, R.I., and on board the U.S.S. Constellation until January 29, 1908; on board the U.S.S. Mississippi, New Jersey and North Dakota until October 25, 1910; at the Naval Hospital at Las Animas, Colo., until May 30, 1911; at the Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, N.H., and as senior medical officer and in command of that hospital until February 8, 1913, when he was placed on waiting orders. On January 20, 1914, he was transferred to the retired list on account of physical disability resulting from an incident of the service, after ten years and four months total sea service, ten years and seven months of shore or other duty and one year and nine months unemployed. After his retirement Surgeon Brownell returned to his old home in Providence, R.I., where he remained until his death. (From "The Military Surgeon" Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, February 1915)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles DeWolf Brownell (1822 - 1909)
  Henrietta M. Knowlton Angell Brownell (1837 - 1897)
 
 Siblings:
  Esther Pierce Metcalf (1860 - 1925)**
  Henry Asa Pierce (1863 - 1867)**
  Carl DeWolf Brownell (1866 - 1915)
  Ernest Henry Brownell (1867 - 1945)*
  Edward Ibarra Brownell (1870 - 1937)*
  Roger Williams Brownell (1876 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Surgeon in the United States Navy.
 
Burial:
Juniper Hill Cemetery
Bristol
Bristol County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Dec 10, 2007
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Dr Carl DeWolf Brownell
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