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Matthew A. DeLaney
Brigadier General, United States Army
GENERAL DELANEY DIES; PHYSICIAN TO TAFT
Assistant Surgeon General of Army Was a White House Aide for Four Years
Honored For Work In War
Commanded the Medical Field Service School
Was Health Adviser In Philippines

WASHINGTON, November 2, 1936 Brigadier General Matthew A. DeLaney, USA, retired, who was White House physician throughout the Taft administration and an assistant surgeon general of the Army until his retirement last November, died yesterday at Walter Reed Hospital after a lingering illness.

His widow, who was with him at his death, survives.

WASHINGTON, November 2, 1936 General DeLaney will be buried Wednesday with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.  Honorary pallbearers will include Major General Charles R. Reynolds, Surgeon General; General Wallace DeWitt, commander of the Army Medical Center General E. C. Shannon, Commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard; Brigadier General E. J. Stackpole, also of the Pennsylvania National Guard, and Major General H. L. Gilchrist.


DE LANEY, MATTHEW A
BRIGADIER GEN US ARMY RETIRED DSM
DATE OF DEATH: 11/01/1936
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 1265
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 21 January 2008