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Dr Joseph C. Manning

Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
Death 3 Apr 1954 (aged 36–37)
Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Burial Cremated, Other
Memorial ID 100643800 · View Source
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"The News-Sentinel" Rochester, IN Monday, April 5, 1954

Major Dr. J. C. Manning--

Rochester relatives were notified Saturday evening of the death of Major Dr. J. C. MANNING, which occurred Saturday afternoon in a hospital at Wichita Falls, Texas. He had been seriously ill since last January after undergoing major surgery.

Major Manning was chief surgeon at the U.S. Tinker Base Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla., until his last illness.

He is survived by his wife, formerly Helen McDOUGLE, of this city, and two children.
The body is being returned to Indianapolis.
"The News-Sentinel" Rochester, IN Tuesday, April 6, 1954

Dr. Joseph C. Manning--

Funeral services for Dr. Joseph C. MANNING, 37, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Flanner & Buchanan Fall Creek Mortuary, Indianapolis. Cremation will follow.

Dr. Manning was the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Walter McDOUGLE, of this city.

He died Saturday afternoon at Shepard Air Force Base Hospital, Wichita Falls, Tex., after three months of illness. Dr. Manning joined the Air Force in March, 1953, and since April, 1953, he been in charge of surgery at Tinker Air Force Base at Oklahoma City, Okla. He became ill in January and went to Shepard Air Force Base for surgery.

Dr. Manning was born in St. Joseph, Mo., and was graduated from Baldwin University at Baldwin City, Kan. He attended the University of Missouri Medical School for two years and completed his medical studies at the University of Tennessee in 1942. He engaged in general surgery in Indianapolis and served as a resident at the Indiana University Medical Center from 1945 to 1948.

In 1948, he made a substantial contribution to medical science through his work on an artificial kidney used in surgery. The device, invented by a Canadian doctor, was improved by Dr. Manning and Dr. Frederic Taylor of Indianapolis.

Dr. Manning was a member of the Marion County Medical Association, the Indiana State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He was also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Phi Beta Pi medical fraternity, the Sertome Club and the Methodist church. His home was at 3121 Sharon avenue.
Survivors are his wife, Helen (McDOUGLE) MANNING; a son, Joseph [MANNING[ 6; a daughter, Martha [MANNING], 3; one brother, Dr. K. R. MANNING, Indianapolis, and his mother, Cole R. MANNING, of Indianapolis. Mrs. William DENISTON of this city, who had been with her sister, Mrs. Manning, for the past two weeks at Wichita Falls, Tex., returned home Monday.


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