The Historians' Corner
Rutland Railway Medical Services
A reorganization and streamlining of the health service of the Rutland Railway and the appointment of Dr. Harry R. Ryan, Jr. as Chief Medical Officer has been announced by Vice President Gardner A. Caverly. Dr. Ryan, a World War II veteran and a native of Rutland, will be in complete charge of the Rutland Railway's health service and medical program.
He will be assisted by nineteen doctors named "District Surgeons" and located along the more than 400 miles of the railroad.
The list of "District Surgeons" includes: Dr. M. J. Lewis, Bennington; Dr. M. D. Carey, Ludlow; Dr. A. M. Dickinson, Albany, N. Y.; Dr. Michael F. Powers, Bellows Falls; Dr. Sidney Schlesinger, Berlin, N. Y.; Dr. F. C. Thorne, Brandon; Dr. Stanton S. Eddy, Middlebury; Dr. Lawrence D. Greene, Stephentown, N. Y.; Dr. Oscar W. Wilcox, Jr., Chatham, N. Y.; Dr. D. W. Houston, Jr ., Troy, N. Y.; Dr. L. R. Goodrich, Vergennes; Dr. Lyman Allen and Dr. L. D. McSweeney, Burlington; Dr. 0 . L. Dugan, Alburg; Dr. J. E. Mcintosh, Chateaugay, N. Y.; Dr. J. W. Kissane and Dr. R. G. Perkins, Malone, N. Y.; Dr. James P. Smith, Norwood, N. Y.; and, Dr. F. E. Clark, Ogdensburg, N. Y.
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