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SMITHBURN, KENNETH C.: 1904-1973.

Kenneth C. Smithburn was born in Noblesville, Ind., on Oct. 19, 1904, the son of G. A. and Mary Cottingham Smithburn. He married Florence Bartley on June 17, 1928. From Indiana University he received the B.Sc. degree in 1928 and the M.D. degree. Smithburn worked at Indianapolis City Hospital and the Lilly Laboratory for Clinical Research. From 1930 to 1938 he worked on tuberculosis research for the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. He was director of the Yellow Fever Research Institute in Uganda, a member of the Virus and Rickettsial Diseases Commission of the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, and director of the arthropod-borne virus research unit of the Rockefeller Foundation in South Africa. Smithburn died in Indianapolis on Nov. 23, 1973.

Information from America's Young Men and INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Nov. 26, 1973.

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