Dr. Lewis R. Scudder, Jr.

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Lewis Rousseau Scudder, Jr.

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Birthplace: Vellore, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Death: Died in New York County, New York, United States
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Son of Lewis Rousseau Scudder, Sr. and Ethel Talcott Scudder
Husband of Dorothy Bridger Bridger
Father of Dr. Marilyn Scudder
Brother of Dr. Galen Fisher Scudder; Norman Waterbury Scudder; William Waterbury Scudder; Ethel Talcott "Beth" Scudder and Theodore S Scudder

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About Dr. Lewis R. Scudder, Jr.

Dr. Lewis R. Scudder (Hope College 1931) and his wife Dorothy B. Scudder, a doctor and nurse respectively, served as medical missionaries with the Arabian Mission (affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, first, briefly, in Amarah, Iraq and later in Kuwait, where they labored from 1937 until 1967 in the first hospital in Kuwait, the American Mission Hospital. In 1967, it was transferred to governmental control. However, the couple was invited by the government to continue their medical work with the government hospitals, and they stayed on. Lewis died in 1975 and is buried in Kuwait. Dorothy, after remaining active in the National Evangelical Church in Kuwait for many years after the death of her husband, died in the US 1991.

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Dr. Lewis R. Scudder, Jr.'s Timeline

1905
November 4, 1905
Vellore, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
1939
1939
Age 33
1975
April 1975
Age 69
New York County, New York, United States