Cowdry, E. V., Jr.

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Cowdry, E. V., Jr.

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  • Cowdry, Edmund V., Jr.
  • Cowdry, Ned

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1921-1982

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Edmund V. Cowdry Jr. (1921-1982), born on 24 January 1921 in Washington, D.C. to Alice Hanford Smith Cowdry (1892-1974) and Edmund V. Cowdry (1888-1975) . He earned bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1942 and his M.D in 1945 from the Washington University School of Medicine. He practiced as a psychiatrist in St. Louis, MO until 1975, when he moved to Asheville, North Carolina, where he was chief of psychiatry at the Veterans Administration Hospital. Before starting private practice in St. Louis in ?, he was surgeon for the U.S. Public Health Service for 11 years (1948) . He was former president of the St. Louis Country Medical Society and was on the staffs of Barnes Deaconness, St. John's Mercy and Missouri Baptist hospitals during his time in St. Louis.

He married Jean Cowdry, born Vivian Jean Echols, cadet nurse at Washington University School of Nursing on September 11, 1944. He was survived by his second wife, Nancy Byassee Cowdry of Asheville, N.C.; two sons, Edmund II of St. Peters and Jeffrey C. of Fenton; two daughters Margaret Ellen of St. Charles and Karen C. Castelman of Orlando, Fla. He was also survived by two sisters, Alice C. Luten and Margaret C. Park, both of St. Louis.

Sources: 1) Dr. Edmund V. Cowdry Jr. dies; was psychiatrist here."St. Louis Globe-Democrat, Wed. Sept 1, 1982. 2) Puerto Rico, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1901-1962 for Edmund Vincent Cowdry A3533-Arriving at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 22 Feb 1936. Graham, Evarts A., Jr. "Dr. Edmund Vincent Cowdry, Professor of Anatomy, " Some of the Men of Science at Washington University. St. Louis: Washington University, 1948, pages 16. 4) Cowdry, E. V., Jr., 1963. FC008-S45-B154-F11 Folder, Part of E. V. Cowdry Papers. 5) Social Activities, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1923-2003); St Louis [St Louis]11 Sep 1944: 13.

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Cowdry, E. V. (Edmund Vincent) (1888-1975)

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Cowdry, E. V. (Edmund Vincent)

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Cowdry, E. V., Jr.

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1921-

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Cowdry, Alice (1892-1974)

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Cowdry, Alice

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Cowdry, E. V., Jr.

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1921-1974

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