Harold B. Lehrman ’39

Harold B. Lehrman ’39 died on May 23, 2010, in Kensington, Maryland.

He was born on June 4, 1918, in Boston, and prepared for college at Boston Public Latin School. He graduated cum laude from Bowdoin and went on to graduate from Tufts College Medical School in 1943, then spent a year interning at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Boston. He served to lieutenant in the Medical Corps of the Naval Reserve during World War II, earning Presidential Unit Citation to the 6th Marine Division for the Okinawa Operation. He studied neurology and psychiatry at George Washington University School of Medicine after the war and completed a residency in neurology and neurological surgery at Gallinger Municipal Hospital in 1948 and a residency in psychiatry at the U.S. Veterans Hospital in Perry Point, Md., in 1949. He taught clinical neurology and psychiatry at George Washington University and practiced medicine in Washington, D.C., for more than 40 years. He was the husband of Adele Temin Lehrman for 58 years; father of Daniel Lehrman, Sara Newman, and Dorothy Weinstein; grandfather of three. He is survived by a brother, Melvin L. Lehrman ’45. He was predeceased by a sister, Ella Mack.

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