RANDALL, EDWARD, JR. (1891–1971). Edward Randall, Jr., physician, was born in Galveston on October 1, 1891, the son of Laura (Ballinger) and Edward Randall . He attended the University of Texas, University of Chicago, and University of Berlin; he received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1913 and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1917. During World War I he was acting chief of medical services at Walter Reed Hospital. Randall succeeded his father as a professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where he was active for half a century. He established the John Sealy Hospital Fever Therapy Unit and other research projects. He was the first Texas diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He was a trustee and director of the Rosenberg Library for twenty-five years and served as president of the Philosophical Society of Texas in 1965. Randall was married to Katherine Risher, and they had two sons and a daughter. He died on March 11, 1971, and was buried in Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Galveston.


Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Texas, 1970.

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