Prominent Physician Dies at 55
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Dr. George J. Woolhandler Prominent Physician Dies at 55 Dr. George J. Woolhandler, 55, of 341 Millicent Way, a member of Confederate Memo-rial Medical Center Board of Directors, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Doctors Hospital Dr. Woolhandler was a radiol-ogist and vice chairman of the Board of Directors at Doctors Hospital. He served as a member of the Ethics Committee of the Shreve-port Medical Society and the Admissions Committee of the Louisiana State University Med-ical School at Shreveport, where he was on the staff. He was chairman of the Building Com-mittee at Confederate and a m e m b e r of the institution's visiting staff. He had served as president of the Shreveport Jewish Federa-tion and the Children's Guid-ance Center. He was a graduate of the University of Buffalo and took his training in radiology at Michael Reese Hospital, Chica-go. He served four years in the Navy Medical Corps, attaining the rank of commander in the Naval Reserve. Survivors include four daugh-ters Susan Woolhandler of Iowa City, Iowa; Stephanie Woolhan-dler of Palo Alto, Calif.; Ann Woolhandler of New Haven, Conn , and Mrs. Paul Shemin of New York City, N.Y., and two sisters, Mrs. Robert Goldblum of Shreveport, and Mrs. I. M. Magdovitz of Oil City, Pa. Arrangements are under the direction of Wellman's Funeral Home.
|Title||Prominent Physician Dies at 55|
Woolhandler, George J.
Confederate Memorial Medical Center Board of Directors (Shreveport, La.)
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|Source||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Library (http://lib.sh.lsuhsc.edu)|
|Coverage-Spatial||Shreveport (Caddo, La.)|
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