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Dr Walter Wyman
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1848
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1911
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Dr. Wyman was the supervising surgeon general of the Marine Hospital Service from 1891 to 1902 and was the surgeon general of United States Public Health and Marine Hospital Service from 1902 until his death. A graduate of the University of St. Louis, Dr. Wyman also had degrees from Amherst, St. Louis Medical College, Western University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland. He was in the Marine Hospital Service since 876, serving at St. Louis, Cincinnati, Baltimore, New York and Washington. He was instrumental in having many laws passed for the benefit of the seamen and had been active in bringing about the establishment of sanitariums for consumptives and leprosy investigating stations. He was the author of numerous pamphlets connected with public health and a number of the leading American and international medical societies. Named in his honor, nationally recognized Kiwanis Camp Wyman of St. Louis has served over 600,000 St. Louis area children and youth through a variety of camp, community and leadership programs.

Additional information from: Who's Who in the World, 1912 added by JH on 11/6/2012: Walter Wyman was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Hadley) Wyman.
 
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 20 Lot 34/1391/2288
 
Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: May 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27110759
Dr Walter Wyman
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Dr Walter Wyman
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Dr Walter Wyman
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
 
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