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Source: Southern California Practitioner
Source type: journal
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: May 1903
Volume number: 18
Issue number: 5
Pagination: 230

[untitled]. Southern California Practitioner May 1903 v18n5: p. 230.
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Presley M. Rixey; McKinley physicians; Ida McKinley (medical condition).
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Ida McKinley; William McKinley; Presley M. Rixey; Theodore Roosevelt.



     P. M. Rixey, Surgeon General United States Navy, was in Los Angeles May 8 and 9, with President Roosevelt. He has the rank of Rear Admiral. It would be well to change the title from Surgeon General to Surgeon Admiral. That would distinguish his position from that of Surgeon General of the Army. Surgeon General Rixey visited Mrs. McKinley in April and found her in excellent health. He said a few days before the assassination, President McKinley remarked that Mrs. McKinley’s health was the best it had been for 27 years. Dr. Rixey is an able representative of our profession. He graduated at the University of Virginia in 1873.
     We hope the day is not distant when he will be able to pay Southern California a more leisurely visit.



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