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Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jefferson Randolph Kean Papers

Identifier: MS C 14
Abstract Chief Surgeon with the 7th Army Corps in Cuba. He studied yellow fever with Walter Reed and remained in Cuba as a sanitary officer until 1909. From then until 1917, Kean was assistant to the Surgeon General of the Army, a position he had also held from 1902 to 1906. He was named Director General of Military Relief and Deputy Chief Surgeon of the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I. General Kean retired from the army in 1924. A great friend and supporter of Reed's, he...
Dates: 1904-1950

United States Surgeon-General's Office Correspondence

Identifier: MS C 5

Letters while Jefferson Randolph Kean was Surgeon-General. Much of the correspondence relates to the bill to increase the efficiency of the Medical Dept. of the Army, forwarded by the War Dept. to Congress on Feb. 19, 1904. Correspondents extensive.

Dates: 1903-1907

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Efficiency, Organizational--legislation & jurisprudence 1
Military Medicine 1
United States 1
Yellow Fever 1