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—The twelfth annual meeting of this important national organization convened in Liederkranz Hall, St. Louis, on the morning of the 14th inst. The meeting was called to order at 10 o'clock A. M. by the President, Dr. Albert L. Gihon, Medical Director of the United States Navy.
Dr. Spiegelhalter, Chairman of the local Committee of Arrangements, welcomed the members and announced an extended list of invitations and entertainments. Eighty-one members were reported present, representing 21 States, the District of Columbia, Canada, the Medical Corps of the U. S. Army and Navy, and the Marine Hospital Service. A strictly business meeting was first held, during which reports were submitted by the Treasurer, by a committee on the incorporation of the Association, and by the Secretary on the election of new members.
A list of sixty-two new members recommended by the Secretary and thirty-four by the Chairman of the local Committee of
American Public Health Association.. JAMA. 1884;III(17):464-465. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390660016004