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Basil O'Connor

President

National Foundation March of Dimes

National Foundation March of Dimes

Background Information

Employment History

President
National Foundation

Lead Role
Georgia Warm Springs Foundation

President
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

Head
American Red Cross

Chairman and President
American Red Cross

FDR's Law Partner, Advisor and the Head
March of Dimes

President
March of Dimes

Chairman
League of Red Cross Societies

President
Dimes

Head
Dimes

Law Partner
FDR

Close Associate
FDR

President
Polio Place

Law Partner
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Close Associate
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Affiliations

Board Member
National Foundation

Founder
National Foundation

Founder
Georgia Warm Springs Foundation

Founder
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

Founder
March of Dimes

Board Member
Dimes

Legal Advisor
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Education



Harvard Law School



Dartmouth College

Web References (137 Total References)


Basil O'Connor, president of ...

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Basil O'Connor, president of the National Foundation March of Dimes, said "never in the history of medicine has the quest for a preventive for a terrifying epidemic disease ended successfully in an interval as short or at a cost so small as the $25.5 million collected by the March of Dimes during the 17 years in which it financed research and development of the vaccine."


Basil O'Connor | Post Polio

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J Bone Joint Surg Br, Nov 1950; 32-B: 461 - 569. "...the Kenny treatment, she, nothing daunted, came to America armed with such strong letters of recommendation that Mr Basil O'Connor, president of the National Association for Infantile Paralysis, felt impelled to give her a chance. His idea was to...."*

Am J Public Health, Oct 1948; 38: 1486 - 1498. "...University, New York, N. Y. Frank Ober, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, Mass. Basil O'Connor, President, The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Thomas Rivers, M.D., Director of ...."*
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"...features of the booklet include an introductory statement by the President of the United States and a foreword by Basil O'Connor, head of the Foundation, in which an appeal is made to every American to help stop infantile paralysis in " its mysterious..."
Am J Public Health, Sep 1941; 31: 1020. "... new grants totaling $195,030 with which to carry on its battle to conquer infantile paralysis was announced by Basil O'Connor, New York, President of the Foundation.
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Daniel W. Delano, Jr; Basil O'Connor The Mississippi Valley Historical Review > Vol.
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Basil O'Connor, 1892-1972: four eulogies. White Plains, NY: National Foundation March of Dimes, 1972. Located at Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, NH.
A Tribute to Basil O'Connor on the occasion of his seventieth birthday.
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Tribute to Basil O'Connor on his sixtieth birthday, January 7, 1952, Waldorf-Astoria.
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A tribute to Basil O'Connor for his 75th birthday : presented at the National Volunteer Leadership Conference of the National Foundation-March of Dimes on Thursday, December 8, 1966, Imperial Ballroom, Americana Hotel, New York City.
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A tribute to Basil O'Connor on the occasion of his seventieth birthday.
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Basil O'Connor.
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Basil O'Connor. Warm Springs, GA Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, 1945.Located at University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; UCLA Library, Los Angeles, CA ; University of California, S Reg Library Fac, Los Angeles, CA; Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green; University of Michigan, William Clements Library, Ann Arbor, MI; University of Toledo, Toledo, OH ; Duke University Library, Durham, NC; Harvard University, Harvard College Library, Cambridge.
A concept of Red Cross; an address by Basil O'Connor at the testimonial dinner in his behalf on his resigning as president American National Red Cross. Statler Hotel, Saturday, November 12, 1949. Basil O'Connor. Washington, D.C.. 1949.Located at Duke University, Medical Center Library, Durham, NC; Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, NH; Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library, Boston, MA.
The president's address. Basil O'Connor. New York City. 1941. Located at University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Columbia University, Health Science, New York, NY; Yale University Library, New Haven, CT; Yale University Medical Library, New Haven, CT; Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library, Boston, MA s.
The Glory In The Limited Life: an address. Basil O'Connor. 1951. Located at Maharishi University of Management Library, Fairfield, IA; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Institute, AL 3; Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, NH.
Red Cross: A Force for Peace. 1945. Located at Thousand Oaks Public Library, Newbury Park, CA.
Dedication address. Basil O'Connor. Washington, D.C., 1948. Located at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14; National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Harvard University, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA.
Education In Infantile Paralysis. Basil O'Connor. National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
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Basil O'Connor. March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation. New York, N.Y.: The National Foundation, March of Dimes. 1966. Located at New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY.
After Desegregation, What? Basil O'Connor. Alabama: Tuskegee Institute. 1963. Located at Public Library of Cincinnati/Hamilton Co, Cincinnati, OH; Amherst College, Amherst, MA.
The Future Of Leadership. Basil O'Connor. 1962. Located at Columbia University Libraries, New York, NY.
The Polio Crisis Of 1950: An Address. Basil O'Connor; National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. 1949. Located at Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI.
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Basil O'Connor. 1963. Located at Abilene Christian University, Brown Library, Abilene, TX.
How Can We Overcome Group Animosities? Basil O'Connor; Frank Porter Graham; Joseph M Proskauer; Frank Kingdon.
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A Thought At Christmas From Basil O'Connor.
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In the matter of the judicial settlement of the account of proceedings of James Roosevelt, Basil O'Connor and Henry T. Hackett as executors of the last will and testament of Franklin D. Roosevelt, deceased.
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O'Connor and Farber; Hooker, Alley & Duncan New York, 1947.Located at Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, NH.
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Jonas Salk; Jacob Bronowski; Armand Hammer; Francis Crick; Charles MĂ©rieux; Thomas Francis; Louis I Kahn; L James Lewis; Basil O'Connor; John S Romine; Albert B Sabin; Leo Szilard; Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
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[Memorabilia book] Harold Blanchard Belcher; Henry Kimball Urion; Howard Burchard Lines; Conrad Edwin Snow; Ashley Hardy Gale; Horace Eugene Allen; Marvel Whittemore; Basil O'Connor; Henry Lyman Armes; Dartmouth College.


wyolitmail: June 2005

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National Foundation Director Basil O'Connor insisted the human tests be conducted without U.S. Government funding which he said was part of a "Communistic, un-American…scheme."Typical fifties rhetoric.But all part of Oshinsky's all-American tale.


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Basil O'Connor

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Basil O'Connor - January 8, 1892 - March 9, 1972
A lawyer by training, American born Basil O'Connor was "the architect of the fight against poliomyelitis. In 1927, O'Connor was recruited by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to raise funds to support polio patients at Warm Springs, Georgia.
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O'Connor assumed the lead role of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation when Roosevelt was elected Governor of...

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