Maynard Shipley, an American writer and lecturer, died in San Rafael, Calif., on June 18, 1934, at the age of 62. The brain was removed by Mr. J. Ray Keaton, coroner of Marion County, Calif., and preserved in formaldehyde. Later it was sent to Ithaca, N. Y. The medical history was furnished by Dr. A. H. Mays, of Sausalito, Calif., who attended Mr. Shipley during his illness.
In his youth Shipley was an expert gymnast and athlete. His first serious illness occurred in 1922, when he was disabled for several months consequent to an attack of angina pectoris. Previously spells of faintness had been observed. In 1923 and 1924 he suffered paralysis of the right facial nerve, of a month's duration, following a dental extraction. In June 1931 and in August of the same year severe attacks of coronary occlusion occurred, from which he gradually recovered. The cardiac trouble recurred
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