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The Clemens

William Bordley (15xx)
William Bordley (1605)
Stephen Bordley, Sr. (1637)
John Hynson (1645)
William Bordley (1667)
Stephen Bordley, Jr. (1674)
Thomas Bordley (1677)
Stephen Bordley (1709)
John B. Bordley (1727)
Stephen Bordley "Jr" (1732)
Judge James Bordley (1736)
Elizabeth Bordley (1777)
John B. Bordley (1800)
William C. Bordley, Jr. (1800)
James Bordley (1808)
James Bordley (1846)
Madison B. Bordley (1873)
James Bordley, Jr. (1874)
James Bordley, III (1900)
John E. Bordley (1902)
Bryden Bordley Hyde (1914)
Madison B. Bordley, Jr. (1915)
Marcello W. Bordley, Jr. (1915)
Robert AJ Bordley (1918)
Dr. James Bordley, IV (1942)

 Dr. James Bordley, III (1900-1979)
Cooperstown, N.Y.

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.

Among 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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