William Wesley Frye Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0515

  • Staff Only


Biographical file includes news clipping, and funeral program.


  • 1960 - 1960

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Historical or Biographical Note

William W. Frye, M.D., Ph.D., was born July 26, 1903 and was a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1939). He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from Iowa State College in 1931. He later became an instructor and associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt and in 1945 became a full professor. Frye was then named head of the VUSM's Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health and served in that capacity from 1945 to 1948. He served on the faculty at Tulane University, and Texas Tech. He died December 2, 1975 in Lubbock, Texas.


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William Wesley Frye (1903-1975) biographical file
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Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

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