Dr. Edgar Hull is Cited for Dedicated Service
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10-A Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1971 THE SHKEVEPORT TIMES ilfc Dr. Edgar Hull (left), dean of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, was honored at the annual luncheon meet-ing yesterday of the Community Coun-cil. Tnc, for his 40-year career with the LSU Medical Center in New Orleans and the LSU School of Medicine. Gov. John J. Mcl^eithen presented Mrs. Hull a bouquet of roses in the Convention Center event. (Times Photo by Langston McEachern) Dr. Edgar Hull Is Lited For Dedicated Service By J. L. Wilson Of The Times Staff Dr. Edgar Hull, dean of the LSU School ot Medicine in Shreveport, Tuesday was cited by the Community Council, inc., for "devoted and dedicated service to the community and humanity" in the annual lunch-eon meeting of the Community Council's board of directors. Gov. John J. McKeithen, who presented Mrs. Hull with a bouquet of roses, was among those attending the luncheon at the Shreveport Civic Center. MeKeithen cited Dr. Hull for the "wonderful things he's ac-complished for our state and everyone in it." Added the governor: "The honor he's brought our state has been such that we in Louisiana have nad our hearts filled with pride." Presented Plaque L/r. H u l l , who has been associated with the LSU School of Medicine since it began operation in 1931, was presented a plaque citing his accomplish-ments in the lield of meaieine by a graduate of the first class from tne LSU School of Medi-c i n e, Dr. W. C. Gray of Springhill. Dr. William H. Stewart, chan-cellor of the LSU Medical C e n t e r , told the some 500 persons attending the event that s o m e 70 per cent of the physicians in Louisiana were taught medicine by Dr. Hull. He said Dr. Hull has been a part of the "whole evolutionary process" of the medical school. "Dr. Hull's fine hand helped to mold much of what we see today," he said. Stewart said Hull's achieve-ments are the result of his "total commitment to medi-cine." He said a great deal of the success of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport has been a result of community support. "No medical center can exist aloof from the community it serves," he said. He said the school's future also depends on the communi-ty's support. But he said he is confident of the school's future. "Dr. Hull will be in the thick of it for many years to come," he said. Gov. McKeithen, who was applauded as he entered the Convention Center, addressed the audience briefly after pre-senting Mrs. Hull the bouquet. He told the group that the applause was '"the first good noise I've heard in several weeks." Also cited at the banquet was Milton A. F l e t c h e r , former executive director of the Carver Branch of the YMCA. Fletcher Also Cited Fletcher was presented a plaque on behalf of the Commu-nity Council by Judge Gorman E. Taylor, president, in "appre-ciation for his many years of outstanding and valuable serv-ices performed beyond the call of duty for citizens of the greater Shreveport-Bossier City area.' In other activity new officers of the Community Council were elected. They are Harvey Wilkening, president; Mrs. Robert E. King, first vice p r e s i d e n t ; H. D. McGrath, second vice presi-dent; Mrs. Sinclair Kouns, sec-retary, and Mrs. Irma Green Jackson, treasruer. Judge Tay-lor was presented a plaque for his service as president of the Community Council for the past year. New board m e m b e r s also were elected. They are Tomas C. Archie, Dr. E. E. Allen, Roy Beard, Dr. J. E. B i r d s e 1 i, Alonzo Chambers, J. S. Goff, Rabbi David Lefkowitz, Miss Dorothy D. Risinger, the Rev. Joel Robbins and Miss Mildred Wells. A film, "Mr. Medicine," re-counting the career of Dr. Hull, was pre'ented during the lunch-eon. The film was narrated by Frank Page, program director of KWKH Radio.
|Title||Dr. Edgar Hull is Cited for Dedicated Service|
Wilson, J. L.
Hull, Edgar, 1904-1984
Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (Shreveport, La.)
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