John William Warner
Major, United States Army
JOHN WARNER, GYNECOLOGIST, 63
Obstetrics Head of the Doctors Hospital in Washington Dies
Served At Roosevelt in New York
WASHINGTON, October 29, 1946 – Dr. John William Warner, Washington gynecologist and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, died early today at his home. He was 63 years old.
Dr. Warner, head of the obstetrical division of Doctors Hospital here was assistant gynecologist at Roosevelt Hospital, New York, before coming to Washington in 1920. Previously he served his internship at Bellevue Hospital after attending the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.
Born in Rockville, Maryland, Dr. Warner was graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1903, and taught school for two yeas at Charles Town, West Virginia, before resuming his studies in New York.
Commissioned a First Lieutenant in the Army Medical Corps in 1916, he served in France with the Field Hospital of the Fifth Division and received the Verdun Medal.
He was a member of the American College of Surgeons and the District of Columbia Medical Society. He has been treasurer for many years of the Sunday School of St. Albans Parish, where his brother, Rev. Charles T. Warner, is rector.
Dr. Warner leaves a widow, Mrs. Martha S. B. Warner, and two sons, John W. Jr., and Charles Stewart Warner.
The funeral service will be private. Burial
will be at Arlington National Cemetery.
Posted: 16 September 2007