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Harvey Cushing

AKA Harvey Williams Cushing

Born: 8-Apr-1869
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 7-Oct-1939
Location of death: New Haven, CT
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated, Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Doctor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cushing's Syndrome

Pioneered neurosurgery.

Father: Henry Kirke Cushing (b. 29-Jul-1827)
Mother: Betsey Maria Williams (d. 21-Oct-1903)
Brother: William Erastus Cushing (b. 23-Sep-1853, d. 19-Dec-1917)
Sister: Charlotte Cushing (b. 20-Jan-1855, d. 8-Feb-1855)
Sister: Julia Cushing (b. 9-Mar-1856, d. 12-Apr-1856)
Sister: Cornelia Cushing (b. 26-Sep-1857, d. 15-Sep-1858)
Sister: Alice Kirke Cushing (b. 23-Feb-1859, 26-Apr-1918)
Brother: Henry Platt Cushing ("Harry", b. 10-Oct-1860, d. 14-Apr-1921)
Brother: Edward Fitch Cushing ("Ned", b. 23-Jun-1862, d. 23-Mar-1911 rectal cancer)
Brother: George Briggs Cushing (b. 26-Apr-1864, d. 7-Apr-1939 gunshot suicide)
Brother: Alleyne Maynard Cushing (b. 5-Aug-1867, d. 26-Apr-1903)
Wife: Katharine Stone Crowell (m. 10-Jun-1902)
Son: William Harvey Cushing
Daughter: Mary Benedict Cushing
Daughter: Betsey Cushing
Son: Henry Kirke Cushing
Daughter: Barbara Cushing

    High School: Central High School, Cleveland, OH (1887)
    University: BA, Yale University (1891)
    Medical School: MD, Harvard University (1895)
    Professor: Harvard University (1912-32)
    Professor: Yale University (1933-39)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow (1914)
    American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
    American Association for the History of Medicine Honorary Member (1939)
    American Neurological Association
    American Philosophical Society (1930)
    American Physiological Society (1905)
    American Psychiatric Association Honorary Fellow (1919)
    American Surgical Association
    Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Honorary Fellow (1923)
    British Medical Association Foreign Corresponding Member (1932)
    Indian Academy of Sciences Honorary Fellow (1935)
    Medical Library Association Honorary Fellow (1929)
    National Academy of Sciences (1917)
    New York Academy of Medicine Honorary Fellow (1926)
    Royal Society Foreign Member (1933)
    Society of British Neurological Surgeons Honorary Member (1927)
    Society of Neurological Surgeons (1920)
    Washington Academy of Sciences
    Scroll and Key
    Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
    Distinguished Service Medal (1926)
    French Legion of Honor (1922)
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography The Life of Sir William Osler (1926)

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