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Jerome A. Weinbaum ’44

Jerome Weinbaum ’44, October 11, 1996, in Chico, California, of diabetes. Jerome was a physician specializing in gynecological oncology. After graduating from Reed, he entered the University of Oregon Medical School and joined the U.S. Army Reserves. He received an MD in 1946 and was commissioned a captain in the U.S. Air Force, serving as a flight surgeon at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. After leaving the air force in 1949, he did medical residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Long Branch Hospital in Long Beach, New Jersey, and at Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He practiced for a year in Portland before taking over the practice of another physician in Chico. He served twice as the president of the California Cancer Society and also as vice president and chairman of the education committee. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, a brother, four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1997

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