Dwight Locke Wilbur (1904 - 1997)

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About Dwight Locke Wilbur

http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=43116

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Dwight Locke Wilbur (1904 – 1997) was a medical doctor and president of the American Medical Association. During his 1968-69 tenure, he was instrumental in convincing that organization to accept Medicare after many years of opposition.


Wilbur, son of Secretary of the Interior and AMA President Ray Lyman Wilbur, graduated from Stanford University in 1923 and received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1926. He was a founder of both the San Francisco Society of Internal Medicine and the California Society of Internal Medicine. As a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine at Stanford starting in 1949, he published more than 200 scholarly articles.

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Dwight Locke Wilbur M.D.'s Timeline

1904
1904
1997
1997
Age 93