James Bordley, III (1900-1979)
Son of Dr. James Bordley, Jr. (1874-1956) & Margaretta Carroll Hollyday, of Richard of "Readbourne", his wife, was born in Centreville Md. Educated at Yale Univ. (Ph. B.) 1923; Johns Hopkins Univ (M.D.) 1927; he received Sc. D. (Hon.) Hartwick College 1953, and Sc. D. (Hon) Albany Medical College of Union Univ. 1969. He was Med. Intern Johns Hopkins Hosp. 1927-28, and Asst Resident Physician 1928-30 & Resident there 1932-34; Assoc. Physician & Chief of Cardio-Vascular Div. 1937-47; & Physician there 1947. He was Physician-in-Chief Mary Imogene Bassett Hosp., Cooperstown, N.Y. 1947-56, & Director there 1947-66.
He was also instructor in Medicine, Johns Hopkins 1929-30; & 1932-33; Natl. Research Council Fellow in Medicine 1930-32 at U. of Penna. & Harvard; Assoc. Prof. of Medicine Johns Hopkins 1937-47; Clinical Prof. of Medicine Columbia Univ. 1948-67 and at Albany Med. College 1948-and Visiting Prof. of Medicine Natl. Defense Med. Center, Taipei, Taiwan 1967-68.
His active duty military service was as Chief of Medical Service and then C.O. of 118th General Hospital in South Pacific 1942-46; Consultant to Surgeon General, U.S. Army 1956-66, and Med. Consultant U.S. Naval Med. Research Unit #2, Taipei, Taiwan 1967-68.
In addition to membership in many prof. societies he was honored by being in Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, got the Wm. Henry Howell award for Med. Research 1926; Hon. Physician Royal Prince Alfred Hosp. Sydney, Australia; Bronze Star Medal, U.S. Army 1945, and Medallion of the Johns Hopkins Soc. Of Scholars 1969.
many positions held were: Pres. Am. Clinical & Climatological Assn,
1957; Pres. Regional Hosp. Review & Planning Council of Northeastern
New York 1962-71; Member, Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry, A.M.A.; Boards
N.Y. State Historical Assn, Clark Foundation, Scriven Foundation. He wrote
some 30 articles on medical subjects chiefly in Cardio-vascular-renal
field. His other interests included Ornithology & fly fishing.
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