Robert O. Tucker Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0907

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Photocopy of biographical article published in Tennessee the Volunteer State vol IV 1923, and a copy of an address delivered to the graduating class of the medical department of the University of Tennessee in 1902.


  • 1923 - 1923

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Dr. Robert Oliver Tucker, physician and surgeon of Nashville, was born in Marshall County, Tennessee, December 12, 1863, his son of Dr. Newton G. and Mary E. (Cochran) Tucker. He received his medical degree from the joint medical department of Vanderbilt University and the University of Nashville in 1885. He spent his career practicing medicine in Nashville specializing in obstetrics. He was professor of obstetrics and clinical midwifery in the medical department of the University of Tennessee from 1898 until it moved to Memphis in 1911, and served for a time as dean of the faculty. He later served as professor of obstetrics at the medical Department of Vanderbilt University until its reorganization in 1925. He son, Harlan Tucker also graduated from Vanderbilt and practiced medicine in Nashville. He died in Nashville January 13, 1945.


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Robert O. Tucker (1863-1945) biographical file
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