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September 9, 1944

Government Services

JAMA. 1944;126(2):117. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850370055020

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Charles Williams to Direct States Services  Dr. Charles L. Williams, who has been stationed in New Orleans as medical and district director for the U. S. Public Health Service district number 4 since July 1, 1940, was to have been transferred on August 16 to Washington, D. C., as assistant surgeon general. He will be in charge of the Bureau of States Services (The Journal, Dec. 11, 1943, p. 983) and will be promoted to the rank of brigadier general.

Private Home Given to Public Health Service  Hilhome in Westchester County, New York, estate of the late Percy S. Straus, became on August 11 the property of the U. S. Public Health Service, which will make it a convalescent home for merchant seamen and Coast Guardsmen. The presentation of the deed by Mrs. Straus was made in a special ceremony in the headquarters of the U. S. Public Health Service

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