Medicine: Political Doctor

A physician's public service may be rewarded by glory (viz. Lord Dawson of Penn, personal physician to King George and the Prince of Wales), fun (viz. the late Brigadier-General Charles E. Sawyer, President Harding's physician), power (viz. Surgeon William Schroeder Jr., head of New York City's Sanitary Commission, who orders Mayor James John Walker's frequent health excursions). Or, as Mayor Walker's brother Dr. William Henry Walker last week disclosed, a diligent doctor may derive more negotiable profit from his political contacts. During the past five years Dr. Walker has banked alone...

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