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Dr Jeff Herman Towles

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Dr Jeff Herman Towles

Birth
Pike County, Kentucky, USA
Death
24 Jan 2004 (aged 74)
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA GPS-Latitude: 41.065856, Longitude: -85.2293846
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Beloved physician and public servant. He practiced in Fort Wayne for nearly 40 years, first in his own surgery practice from 1964 to 1994, then, moving to occupational medicine with local companies such as Magnavox and the Parkview Occupational Health Clinic. Dr. Towles led the surgical team that successfully operated on civil rights leader, Vernon Jordan, after he was shot in the back and critically wounded by a sniper in the parking lot of the Fort Wayne Marriott Hotel, May 29, 1980. He was also a leader of the Fort Wayne African-American community and served as the President of the Board of the Fort Wayne Community Schools.
Beloved physician and public servant. He practiced in Fort Wayne for nearly 40 years, first in his own surgery practice from 1964 to 1994, then, moving to occupational medicine with local companies such as Magnavox and the Parkview Occupational Health Clinic. Dr. Towles led the surgical team that successfully operated on civil rights leader, Vernon Jordan, after he was shot in the back and critically wounded by a sniper in the parking lot of the Fort Wayne Marriott Hotel, May 29, 1980. He was also a leader of the Fort Wayne African-American community and served as the President of the Board of the Fort Wayne Community Schools.

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