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November 1971

Dr. Powrie V. Doctor

Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;94(5):475. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770070721017

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Abstract

Dr. Powrie V. Doctor, 67, a distinguished educator of the deaf who taught at Gallaudet College Washington, DC, for 43 years, died Saturday, July 31, 1971, while attending the World Federation of the Deaf Congress in Paris.

Professor of government and chairman of the Department of Government of Gallaudet College, Dr. Doctor also was Acting Dean of the Gallaudet Graduate School for the 1970-1971 academic year.

An internationally known authority on education of the deaf, Dr. Doctor was editor of the American Annals of the Deaf from 1948 to 1968 and assistant editor from 1940 to 1948. The annals is the oldest journal on deafness in the world and the oldest educational journal in the United States.

A prolific writer and lecturer on education of the deaf, Dr. Doctor conducted more than 100 workshops for teachers of the deaf in the United States. He had lectured at the University of

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