Dr M. Byron Weisbaum

Dr M. Byron Weisbaum

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Aug 1998 (aged 86–87)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 25
Memorial ID 133281565 · View Source
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Dr. M. Byron Weisbaum of Springfield died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at his home. He was born in 1911 in Chicago, the son of David and Hattie Weisbaum. He married Marilyn Rossiter; she preceded him in death.

Dr. Weisbaum moved to Springfield in 1925. He graduated from the University of Illinois School of Medicine and completed his specialty training at the University of Tennessee and the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago. He practiced general medicine and surgery in Riverton from 1946-1952. He then entered specialty training and practiced medical and surgical ophthalmology in Springfield from 1956-1988.

Along with his active membership in many medical societies, he was past president of the Illinois Society of Ophthalmology. He was a founding director and served on the board of directors of the Hope School for the Blind from 1956 to 1972 and was president from 1961 to 1972. He served on the board and as chairman of the Springfield Housing Authority from 1961to 1972. He has been a member of Rotary International for 38 years and was a member of temple B'rith Shalom.

Survivors: four children; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Dorys Berg.

Memorial Services: Temple B'rith Shalom.

State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) - Wednesday, August 12, 1998


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  • Created by: BjJ
  • Added: 24 Jul 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133281565
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr M. Byron Weisbaum (1911–10 Aug 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133281565, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .