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On May 2, 1967, American Dermatology lost one of its most dedicated and loyal disciples with the death of Dr. Leonard E. Anderson. Dr. Anderson was born on Dec 24, 1905, in Port Huron, Mich. He attended the University of Michigan and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society. He developed pulmonary tuberculosis in 1929, and after graduation from medical school in 1930, completed his residency at Jersey City Medical Center. He studied dermatology under Dr. John H. Stokes at the University of Pennsylvania from 1933 to 1938.I first met "Andy" in 1933 and we remained close friends until the day of his death. Recognizing his sterling character as well as his exceptional intellectual capacities, Dr. Stokes offered him a permanent appointment at the University of Pennsylvania. Had he so desired "Andy" would have risen high in the field of scientific dermatology. His innate abilities would
News and Notes. Arch Dermatol. 1967;96(3):332-334. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01610030110019