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Arthur Hendley Blakemore
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1897
Lancaster County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1970
Larchmont
Westchester County
New York, USA

1970, obituary in the New York Times
BLAKEMORE - Arthur H., M. D., of 11 Maple Ave., Larchmont, N. Y., on Oct. 8,
1970, beloved husband of Catharine Rundlet, father of Rundlet Blakemore, brother
of Mae B. Chowning, Wayman Blakemore, and one grandchild. Service at his home,
2. P. M., Monday. Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the
Fund for the Advancement of Blood Vessel Surgery, The Presbyterian Hospital, 622
W. 168th St., New York City. Richmond and Baltimore papers please copy.
-- then follows:
BLAKEMORE - Arthur Hendley. The Surgical Staff of the Columbia-Presbyterian
Medical Center records with deep regret the passing of Dr. Arthur Hendley
Blakemore, a distinguished surgeon and beloved colleague for nearly 40 years.

NOTE: among his inventions is mentioned in the Dictionary of the History of
Medicine, by Anton Sebastian:
Blakemore-Sengstaken Tube. A triple-lumen tube with two inflatable balloons for
applying esophageal tamponade to stop bleeding from esophaged varices. Devised
by an American surgeon from New Jersey Rober William Sengstaken (b 1923) and
Arthur Hendley Blakemore of New York in 1950.

(contributed by: Clifford Mullis) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Edward Blakemore (1853 - 1914)
  Mary Virginia Fallin Blakemore (1857 - 1944)
 
 Siblings:
  Ira Fallin Blakemore (1879 - 1889)*
  Virginia Irene Blakemore Steuart (1881 - 1967)*
  John Edward Blakemore (1882 - 1970)*
  Virgil Headley Blakemore (1884 - 1886)*
  Mary Blakemore Chowning (1886 - 1973)*
  Alice Katherine Blakemore Ives (1888 - 1967)*
  Wayman F Blakemore (1890 - 1986)*
  Grover Seneca Blakemore (1892 - 1918)*
  Frances Smith Blakemore Towles (1894 - 1968)*
  Arthur Hendley Blakemore (1897 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kensico Cemetery
Valhalla
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Linda Burton Kochanov
Record added: Apr 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50710315
Arthur Hendley Blakemore
Added by: Clifford Mullis
 
Arthur Hendley Blakemore
Added by: Linda Burton Kochanov
 
Arthur Hendley Blakemore
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 Added: Jul. 1, 2014
 
 
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