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Dr Cortlandt Whitehead W. Elkin
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1885
Smicksburg
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1969
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Cortland Whitehead Wilson Elkin was the son of Francis and Mary Ann McCausland Elkin

Born 26 Mar 1886 in Smicksburg, Indiana Co, Pennsylvania, dies 12 Aug 1969 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, Co, Pennsylvania

Occupation: 1900 Farm laborer,
Occupation: MD

Graduated from Allegheny College and was studying medicine at John Hopkins University at Baltimore, Mayland in 1911.

He married Pauline M. Lewis, they married 16 Jun 1925 in Waynesburgh, Greene Co, Pennsylvania, b. 16 Jun 1895 in Pennsylvania,3 d. Jun 1986 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania.

Cortland was very interested in genealogy and history. He was active in the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.

He had done much work on the Elkin family
while on a trip to Omagh, Tyrone, Ireland shortly after the turn of the 20th century.

Graduated from Alden Academy of Allegheny in 1905;

Graduated from Allegheny College in 1909;

Graduated from Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore in 1913;

Interned at Allegheny Hospital in 1913-14;

Assisted in the lab at Allegheny Hospital in 1914-15;
Served as a lieutenant and Captain in the Army in the U. S. and France in 1917-19,

Was on the staff at Allegheny General Hospital from 1919 through 1930. He was an internal surgeon and also held the positionas chief of staff.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Elkin (1848 - 1931)
  Mary Ann McCausland Elkin (1854 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Pauline Lewis Elkin (1895 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Clara E. Elkin (1875 - 1965)*
  Mary Elener May Elkin Barrett (1880 - 1968)*
  Homer C. Elkin (1882 - 1915)*
  Calander Claude Elkin (1883 - 1886)*
  Cortlandt Whitehead W. Elkin (1885 - 1969)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smicksburg Cemetery
Smicksburg
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy McCausland-Jones
Originally Created by: Jill Holmes
Record added: Aug 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15415502
Dr Cortlandt Whitehead W. Elkin
Added by: Jill Holmes
 
 
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