Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1870-04-04
Death 1951-04-04
Gender:
Male
English

Biographical notes:

Mormon apostle who served as the eighth president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609209

President of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122495148

From the description of Letter, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638070

From the description of George Albert Smith letter, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 504327878

From the guide to the George Albert Smith letter, 1945, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Eighth president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Papers, 1731-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497435

George Milton Smith was born in 1879 in Hong Kong, where his father was master of ships and a merchant in the China trade. Upon completion of his studies in natural history at Yale College in 1901, he entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, earning his M.D. in 1905. After a four-year internship and residency, Smith was successively instructor in clinical surgery at Columbia Medical School, associate in pathology at Washington University, Director of the Barnard Skin and Cancer Hospital, and physician to the Scoville Manufacturing Company in Waterbury, Connecticut. In 1933 he became a Research Associate in the Department of Anatomy at the Yale Medical School, a post he retained until his death. Smith served with the Yale Unit (Mobile Hospital No. 39) in World War I. In World War II, he was commissioned Senior Surgeon in the United States Public Health Service Reserve, served as a consultant to the Surgeon General of the United States Army, and was a member of numerous state and national medical preparedness and defense committees.

From the description of George Milton Smith collection, 1901-1947 (inclusive), 1939-1945 (bulk). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 703652817

From the description of George Milton Smith collection, 1901-1947 (inclusive), 1939-1945 (bulk). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702172164

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Subjects:

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--History--Sources
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
  • Mormon Church--Missions--History
  • Tanks (Military science)
  • Mormon women--Utah--Hurricane--History--Sources
  • Church government
  • Cancer--History
  • Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--Correspndence
  • Ichthyology
  • Mormon Church--History--Sources
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Medicine, Industrial
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--History--Sources
  • Women
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Religion
  • Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
  • Greek letter societies
  • Medicine, Military
  • Mormon women--History--Sources
  • Poliomyelitus
  • Aged

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Utah--Hurricane (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)