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Leon Gardner to Head Medical Library
Col. Leon L. Gardner, formerly in charge of public relations and military intelligence at the Surgeon General's Office, has been appointed director of the Army Medical Library by Surg. Gen. Norman T. Kirk. Col. Harold W. Jones, director of the library, will be retired from active duty January 1. He is now on terminal leave. Colonel Jones reached the statutory retirement age in November 1941 but was requested by the Surgeon General to remain on wartime duty as librarian of the Army Medical Library. He held this position until a year ago, when he took over the newly created office of the director. Colonel Gardner, former director of the Bureau of Army Affairs of the American Red Cross, graduated at the top of his class at the Army Medical School in 1924 and again at the Medical Field Service School at Carlisle, Pa., in
Government Services. JAMA. 1945;129(8):566. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860420034018
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