Biography of William P. Glennon, M. D.

Dr. William P. Glennon, specializing in surgery in St. Louis, was born in County Meath, Ireland, June 24, 1880, a son of Mathew and Catherine (Rafferty) Glennon, and a brother of Archbishop Glennon, mentioned elsewhere in this work. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Dr. Glennon, after obtaining a public school education in Dublin, continued his studies in the Dublin University as a medical student and won his M. D. degree upon graduation with the class of 1906. He then resolved to come to America, thinking to find a more favorable professional field here, and made his way at once to St. Louis, where he entered St. Anthony Hospital as an interne, there serving in 1906-07, or for a period of two years. At the end of that time he entered upon private practice and so continued until 1918, when he enlisted in the American Medical Corps and was assigned to Evacuation Hospital, No. 31. He was commissioned a captain and was on active duty until...

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