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Dr. Oscar Dowling
Head of Public Health and Hygiene Section, 1919 - 1931
Nationally renown for his innovations in public health measures, Dr. Dowling was named the first head of the newly created section of public health and hygiene in 1919.
In addition, Dr. Dowling served as president of both the Louisiana State Board of Health (1910 to 1929) and the Louisiana State Medical Society (1907 - 1908).
Oscar Dowling Obituary, Jan. 8, 1931
Text transcribed from The Jena Times - Olla Tullos Signal; Jena, LaSalle Parish, La. - Microfilm at the LaSalle Parish Library located in Jena, LaSalle Parish, La.
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