Frank Dana Law ’46 died on January 23, 2004, in Lewistown, PA.
Frank Dana Law ’46 died on January 23, 2004, in Lewistown, PA. Born on December 26, 1924, in Lynn, MA, he prepared for college at Lynn Classical High School and became a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1942- 43 before serving in the U.S. Navy’s V- 12 program at Bates College and then as a hospital corpsman at Portsmouth, NH, for a year. In 1945, he entered the Yale University School of Medicine, from which he received his M.D. degree in 1949. He interned in surgery, gynecology, and obstetrics at Grace- New Haven Community Hospital and did residencies at the Delaware County Hospital in Drexel Hill, PA, and at the Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia. He was a general surgeon at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and later a physician at the Port William Medical Arts Center in Carrollton, KY. In 1988, he moved to Lewistown, where he practiced emergency medicine at the Lewistown Hospital for the rest of his life. He was a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, the Philadelphia Committee on Trauma, and the First Unitarian Church in Lewistown. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Bonar Law; a daughter, Margaret L. Law of Raystown, PA; and a sister, Maryln Hinterleiter of Wilmington, DE.