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March 1961

Carl Heber McCaskey, M.D.1877-1960

Arch Otolaryngol. 1961;73(3):251. doi:10.1001/archotol.1961.00740020259001

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Dr. Carl Heber McCaskey, a member of the Editorial Board of the Archives of Otolaryngology from 1944, died Oct. 8, 1960, at the age of 83, having been ill from a cerebral hemorrhage since April, 1960.

Dr. McCaskey was born Sept. 1, 1877, in a log cabin on a farm in Grant County, Ind. He was graduated from the Indiana Medical College in 1908, a school which later became the Indiana University School of Medicine. He began general medical practice in 1910, and in 1916 took resident training in Otolaryngology at the New York Post Graduate Hospital for two and one-half years. He then returned to Indianapolis to practice, where he was soon placed in charge of the Otolaryngologic service of the Indianapolis City Hospital and joined the Indiana University School of Medicine faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology. He became Chairman of the Department in 1935, continuing until his

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