Walters, Waltman, 1895-1988

Walters, Waltman, 1895-1988



Waltman Walters was born on July 29, 1895 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1917 and received his medical degree from Rush Medical College in 1920. He joined the Mayo Clinic in 1922 as an assistant surgeon becoming head of the division of surgery in 1924, a position he held until his retirement in 1960. In 1937, Walters received an honorary degree from Dartmouth College. He died on August 5, 1988.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Reminiscences of a Mayo Clinic Surgeon (1920-1960)" typescript

Identifier: MS-170
Date(s): circa 1963

"Reminiscences of a Mayo Clinic surgeon (1920-1960)." The collection contains the unpublished biography of Waltman Waters entitled "Reminiscences of a Mayo Clinic surgeon (1920-1960)." A bibliography is also included.