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Allen Oldfather Whipple, Dr.

Allen Oldfather Whipple, Dr.

Male 1881 - 1963  (81 years)

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  • Name Allen Oldfather Whipple 
    Suffix Dr. 
    Born 2 Sep 1881  Urmia, Persia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Apr 1963  Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24559  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2009 

    Father William Levi Whipple, Reverend,   b. 13 Jul 1844, Mt. Vernon, Knox, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1901, Hamadan, Persia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Louise Allen,   b. 17 Jul 1850, Rockville, Parke, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1937, Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1872  Rockville, Parke, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Neales,   b. Abt 1886, , , Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1912  Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Allen Whipple,   b. 2 Jun 1913, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1990, Pasadena, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Allen Oldfather Whipple, Jr.,   b. 13 Dec 1915, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1963, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. William Neales Whipple,   b. 23 Jun 1917, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1933, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F12659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1881 - Urmia, Persia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1912 - Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Apr 1963 - Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Post to the Whipple Family Genealogical Forum by George Whipple Clark, July 10, 1998.

      !SOURCE: The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, vol. 51 (New York: James T. White, 1969), p. 503.

      !BIRTH: Urmia, Persia, later known as called Risaiyeh, Iran. --National Cyclopaedia.

      !OCCUPATION: Professor of surgery at Columbia University, 1921-1946. Developed the "Whipple operation" for treatment of pancreatic cancer. --G.W. Clark

      !HONORS: President of the American College of Physicians and Surgeons, a trustee of Princeton University and of the American College in Beirut, Lebanon. Received honorary Doctor of Science from Princeton and the 1958 Woodrow Wilson Award. --G.W. Clark

      !SOURCE: 8 Jun 1900 Census of Duluth Ward 1, St. Louis, Minnesota, p. 30:
      • Whipple, William, head, b. Jul 1844, age 55, married 28 yrs., b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. NJ, clergyman
      • Whipple, Mary A., wife, b. Jul 1850, age 49, married 28 yrs., b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. IN
      • Whipple, Allen O., son, b. Sep 1881, age 18, b. Persia, at school
      • Whipple, Lucious R., son, b. Apr 1885, age 15, b. Persia, at school
      • Whipple, Margaret H., dau, b. Oct 1886, age 13, b. Persia, at school
      • Whipple, Mary P., dau, b. Feb 1893, age 7, Persia
      • Whipple, Eunice H., dau, b. Sep 1895, age 4, b. Persia
      • Hialmes, Harald, boarder, b. Apr 1886, age 14, b. Persia, father b. IN, mother b. NY, at school


      !SOURCE: 19 Jan 1920 of Manhattan Borough, New York City, New York, New York, p. 31:
      • Whipple, Allen O., head, 38, b. Persia, parents b. United States, surgical doctor
      • Whipple, Mary N., wife, 34, b. Canada, father b. England, mother b. Canada
      • Whipple, Mary A., dau, 6, b. NY
      • Whipple, Allen, son, 4 9/12, b. NY
      • Whipple, William N., son, 2 6/12, b. NY


      !SOURCE: 11 Apr 1930 Census of New York City, New York, New York, p. 42:
      • Whipple, Allen O., head, 49, mar. at age 30, b. Persia, father b. OH, mother b. IN, Doctor of Medicine, Hospital
      • Whipple, Mary, wife, 38, mar. at age 28, b. MA, father b. Canada, mother b. MA
      • Whipple, Mary, dau, 15, b. U.S.
      • Whipple, Allen, son, 14, b. NY
      • Whipple, William, son, 12, b. NY
      • Whipple, Eunice F., sister, 35, single, b. Persia, father b. OH, mother b. IN, reg. nurse
      • Whipple, Mary, mother, 79, widow, mar. at age 22, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. IN
      • McClean, Margaret, aunt, 78, widow, mar. at age 29, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. IN


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