Peterson, Reuben, 1862-1942.

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Professor of obstetrics at University of Michigan.

From the description of Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80453889

From the description of Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421242

Reuben Peterson was born June 29, 1862 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was educated at Harvard University (A.B. 1885; M.D. 1889). He was in general practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from 1890 to 1898. From 1898 to 1901 he was both professor of gynecology at the Post Graduate Medical School of Chicago and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Rush Medical School. Peterson came to the University of Michigan Medical School in 1901 as professor of obstetrics and gynecology. He remained in this position until 1931. In addition, from 1911 to 1918, Peterson was director of the University of Michigan Hospital.

Dr. Peterson was a member many professional organizations, serving as secretary and also chairman of the Section on Obstetrics and Gynecology and Abdominal Surgery of the American College of Surgeons and was certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1897 he was elected to membership in the American Gynecological Society and served as its President in 1911. He was also a member of the Advisory Editorial Board of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology from the year of its founding until he retired from professional work. Dr. Peterson was a respected teacher and a prolific writer on medical topics.

Reuben Peterson died at Duxbury, Massachusetts, on November 25, 1942.

From the guide to the Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Hospitals. (University of Michigan) records, 1875-1997 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Fusher, Ignatz. Herbert C. Smith, 1936-[ongoing]. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Warren P. Lombard papers, 1877-1939 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Lombard, Warren P. (Warren Plimpton), 1855-1939. Warren P. Lombard papers, 1877-1939. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Michigan Union records, 1884 - [ongoing], 1904-1983 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Ann Arbor Private Hospital (Mich.) records, 1902-1933 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf University of Michigan. Hospitals. Hospitals (University of Michigan) records, 1875-1987. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Peterson, Reuben, 1862-1942. Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Peterson, Reuben, 1862-1942. Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Ann Arbor Private Hospital (Mich.). Ann Arbor Private Hospital records, 1902-1933. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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associatedWith Angell, Carleton Watson, 1887-1963. person
associatedWith Ann Arbor Private Hospital (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ann Arbor Private Hospital (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. person
associatedWith Dock, George, 1860- person
associatedWith Dock, George, 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Forsythe, Warren Ellsworth, 1885-1960. person
associatedWith Furstenberg, Albert Carl, 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Lombard, Warren P. (Warren Plimpton), 1855-1939. person
associatedWith Mayo, William James, 1861-1939. person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Collections corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan Union corporateBody
associatedWith Miller, Norman F. person
associatedWith Miller, Norman F. person
associatedWith Miller, Norman F. person
associatedWith Robbins, Frank Egleston, 1884- person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959 person
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Hospitals. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Medical School. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. University Hospital. corporateBody
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Michigan--Ann Arbor
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Hospitals
Hospitals
Medicine
Medicine
Physicians
Physicians
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Birth 1862

Death 1942

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