McLESTER, JAMES SOMERVILLE, 1877-1954

Biography:

Physician, university professor. Born– January 25, 1877, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Parents– Joseph and Nannie (Somerville) McLester. Married– Ada Bowron, 1903. Children– Three. Education– A.B., University of Alabama, 1896; M.D., University of Virginia, 1899; postgraduate, Gottingen, Freiburg, Berlin and Munich. Employed as chief of medicine, Camp Sheridan, 1917; commanding officer, evacuation hospital, 1918; professor of medicine, University of Alabama, 1919-1950. Member– American College of Physicians; Association of American Physicians, American Climatological; Clinical Association, Southern Medical Association and Alabama Medical Associations; president of the Alabama Medical Associations, 1920.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorder of Metabolism. New York; Oxford University Press, 1928.

Nutrition and Diet in Health and Disease. Philadelphia; W.B. Saunders Co., 1931.