LEHMANN, CORNELIUS FERNANDO, JR.
LEHMANN, CORNELIUS FERNANDO, JR. (1895–1970). Cornelius Fernando (Ferd) Lehmann, Jr., dermatologist, was born in Hallettsville, Texas, on April 15, 1895, the son of Cornelius Fernando and Zula (Veal) Lehmann. He attended the University of Texas and the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he received an M.D. in 1918. He later did postgraduate work at the Vanderbilt Skin Clinic of Columbia University in New York City. After an internship and residency in dermatology at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Lehmann practiced in San Antonio for more than forty years. During this time he wrote numerous scientific papers and essays on dermatological subjects. He was certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1933. He was president of the International Post-Graduate Medical Assembly of Southwest Texas (1949), president of the Bexar County Medical Society (1938), chairman and secretary of the dermatological sections of the American Medical Association and the Southern Medical Association, and vice president of both the American Dermatological Association (1957) and the American Academy of Dermatology (1960). He was a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Dermatology and was named an honorary life member of the academy only a few weeks before his death. Lehmann was on active duty with the United States Army Medical Corps for six years and served as a reserve officer from 1920 to 1946. He attained the rank of colonel. He retired from his practice in 1964 and died at Methodist Hospital of Houston on December 23, 1970, survived by his wife, Lottie Jean (Steele) Lehmann. He was buried in Mission Burial Park in San Antonio.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Patricia L. Jakobi, "Lehmann, Cornelius Fernando, Jr.," accessed May 24, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fle82.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles