Robert S. Sanders biographical file
Biographical file includes newspaper clippings, article reprints, and a copy of the biography entitled, "Dr. Seat Belt," as written by Dr. Sander's son.
- 2006 - 2008
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Dr. Robert Smith Sanders was a native of Tullahoma, Tennessee. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Vanderbilt University, where he also completed a residency in pediatrics. Sanders practiced medicine in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where he also served as director of the Rutherford County Health Department. A child-safety pioneer, Sanders was instrumental in the passage of child-restraint legislation in 1977 in Tennessee, the first of its kind in the country. Sanders passed away in 2006.
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