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Dr Hiram Winnett Orr
Birth: Mar. 17, 1877
West Newton
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1956
Rochester
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

Pioneer of the Plaster Cast. If you ever broke your arm or your leg, you can thank him for it being able to set.

Born at West Newton, PA, March 17, 1877. Son of Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Orr, later, of Lincoln, Neb. Entered service May 17, 1917. Arrived at London, May 30, 1917. On duty with the British until August 1, 1918. Base Hospital No. 9, Chatcanroux, France, August, 1918. Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery and Director of Orthopedic services in Base Section No. 1 (including Savenay, St Nazaire, Nantes, Angers) until Feb. 15, 1919. Discharged June 1, 1919 - From: http://lancaster.ancestralwhispers.com/books/ww1/officers.htm

Thorough Biography Forthcoming. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Wilson Orr (1844 - 1929)
  Frances Josephine Winnett Orr (1857 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Douglass Orr (1882 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Infant Orr (1906 - 1906)*
  Infant Orr (1912 - 1912)*
  Gwenith Greene Orr Sheldon (1919 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hiram Winnett Orr (1877 - 1956)
  Ira Denham Orr (1878 - 1961)*
  Julia Cruthers Orr (1886 - 1979)*
  Ralph Waldo Orr (1887 - 1956)*
  Raymond Humes Orr (1890 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: LT COL RES HOSP 26 MED DEPT U S A
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 10, Site: 10642-B
 
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Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
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