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us: Cobb, W. Montague (William Montague), 1904-1990

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  • Fuller Name

    • William Montague
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1904-10-12
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1990-11-20
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Howard University. School of Medicine
        • Organization: (naf) Western Reserve University
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
        • Organization: (naf) National Medical Association (U.S.)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Anatomists
          (lcsh) Anthropologists
            (lcsh) College teachers
        • Use For

        • Earlier Established Forms

            Cobb, William Montague, 1904-
        • Sources

          • found: A Century of black surgeons, c1987: p. v (W. Montague Cobb, M.D., Ph.D.; dist. prof. emer., Howard Univ. Sch. of Med.)
          • found: LC/NLM files, 8/19/87 (hdg.: Cobb, William Montague, 1904-; usage: W. Montague Cobb)
          • found: LC database, 9 May 2008: (hdg: Cobb, W. Montague (William Montague), 1904-1990; usage: W. Montague Cobb)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed May 12, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cobb, William Montague; anatomist, anthropologist; born 12 October 1904 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; attended Amherst College, where he pursued a classical education in arts and sciences (1925); received a medical degree (1929) and was sent to Cleveland for postgraduate study at Western Reserve University; spent two years at Western Reserve, earning a doctoral degree (1932); returned to Howard University as professor of anatomy (1932); the Cobb Collection at Howard grew to become comparable to the Hamman-Todd Collection and the Terry Collection at the Smithsonian Institution; created the Imhotep National Conference on Hospital Integration, which met annually (1957-1963); published the Journal of the National Medical Association; served as president of the National Medical Association (1964-1965) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (1976-1982); chaired the department of anatomy at Howard University College of Medicine (1949-1969) when he became distinguished professor, then distinguished professor emeritus (1973); died 20 November 1990 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States)
        • Change Notes

          • 1988-03-14: new
          • 2015-12-21: revised
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