GARBER, JAMES R.,1889-1978


Physician. Born–May 26, 1889, in Pueblo, Colo. Parents; John R. and  Catherine L. Garber. Married– Bessie Evans.  Children– Two. Education– High school, Demopolis; Spring Hill College; Jefferson Medical College, M.D.; interned Johns Hopkins Hospital. Professor of Obstetrics, Medical College of Alabama, 1914-1956; chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Jefferson Hillman Hospital. Member and president (1933-1934) Alabama Medical Association; Jefferson County Board of Public Welfare. Given Meritorious Award by the American Academy of General Practice, 1959. Served as president and medical director of Physicians National Life Insurance. Candidate for State Democratic Executive Committee, 1958.  Died August 1978.


Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.


Selected Patriotic Talks. Birmingham, Ala.; Freedom Educational Foundation, 1964.