Dr Gilbert Joseph Palen

Dr Gilbert Joseph Palen

Birth
Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Sep 1958 (aged 88)
Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, USA
Burial Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 129488414 · View Source
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Gilbert married to Mary Eleanor Adamson on 11 June 1896 at Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of William Adamson and Eleanor Prescott Adamson. Gilbert and Mary had no children. He next married to Eva Mathewson on 21 October 1908 at Parsons, Kansas. They had three children; Angel Mathewson Palen, Gilbert Mathewson Palen, and John Gould Palen. Gilbert was educated at Germantown academy, Haverford College, and Hahnemann Medical College at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was professor of otology at Hahnemann Hospital, otologist at Hahnemann Hospital, and he was chief of eye, ear, nose, and throat department of Broad Street Hospital at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gilbert was past president of the Philadelphia Rotary club and past district governor, Rotary International. He was active in Boy Scouts of America, and a member of the Union League and a Masonic lodge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an honorary member of the Roxbury Rotary club in Roxbury, New York. He was superintendent of the Margaretville hospital for several years in Margaretville, New York.
Biography added by JMA#4262611 on 19 September 2014 (updated 31 December 2014).
Sources-
November 1958, The Historical Journal of the More Family
November 1939, The Historical Journal of the More Family
1895-1896, The Historical Journal of the More Family


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  • Created by: Cindy Coffell
  • Added: 9 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129488414
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Gilbert Joseph Palen (12 May 1870–6 Sep 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129488414, citing Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, Delaware County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Cindy Coffell (contributor 47890570) .