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Jefferson Randolph Kean Papers 1904-1950
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Title: Jefferson Randolph Kean Papers
Creator: Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950
Dates: 1904-1950
Extent: 0.42 linear feet
Chief Surgeon with the 7th Army Corps in Cuba. He studied yellow fever with Walter Reed and remained in Cuba as a sanitary officer until 1909. From then until 1917, Kean was assistant to the Surgeon General of the Army, a position he had also held from 1902 to 1906. He was named Director General of Military Relief and Deputy Chief Surgeon of the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I. General Kean retired from the army in 1924. A great friend and supporter of Reed's, he organized the Walter Reed Memorial Association.

Call number: MS C 14
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine