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D1ES1FTIR FULL ; City Loses Authority on Skin Diseases Was 78 Years Old. Ur. Ali-inbert Ali-inbert Ali-inbert Winthrup Hrayton, 78 years old, 21-5 21-5 21-5 Hroadway, nationally known authority on dermatology and for almost fifty years a practicing physician in this city, died yesterday at St. Vincent's hospital. Death resulted from complications following ii fall at his home ten days before his death. Despite, his advanced sge he continued the practice of medicine medicine until his- his- injury. Funeral services will be held at the home Friday afternoon, according to tentative arrangements. Burial will be in Memorial Tark cemetery. Word is being awaited from children in Cuba and Arizona before definite arrangements arrangements are made. During his long life in Indianapolis Dr. Hrayton knew intimately many of the men whose names have gone down in Indiana history, Including James Whitoomb Klley, Kdward Nelson, the t.utin-ollHt t.utin-ollHt t.utin-ollHt Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, and ' Dean Stanley Coulter of Purdue tini-1 tini-1 I verslty. AH the older physicians and ! many of the younger men In the medi-sical medi-sical medi-sical profession iere among his friends. I Professionally Dr. Hrayton devoted a large part of his time to a study of skin diseases and their treatment. In l'thls field of medlclnehe gained na-1 na-1 ! tional recognition and liyslclnns from j many parts of the country brought patients to him for examination in dif-1 dif-1 i ficult rases. Dr. Hrayton was born at Avon, N. I V.. March 4, IMS. the son of Klljah K. I Hrayton and Helen I'Hiker Hrayton. i When he was a child his parents moved to Illinois and he was reared on a farm In that state. LOST HIS WIFK LAST V FAR. He married Jessie May Dewey of Chicago. June 2. 1ST.'). Mrs. Hrayton died April -1, -1, They had nine children. For many years Dr. Hrayton was closely associated with David Starr Jordan, president emeritus of Iceland Slandfonl university, who formerly was president of Indiana university, and also taught at' Butler university and Shoitriilge high school. H was at the suggestion of Dr. Jordan that Dr. Hrayton moved to this city In January, 1S77'. In preparation for his life work Dr. Hrayton attended a large number of educational institutions. He was graduated graduated from the Chicago Normal school in IStlli. He attended Cornell university university in I'iTI and 17'.!. He was graduated graduated from Hutler university wl,th the degree of bachelor of science In 1S78. In SS0 he received the degree nf master of science from Butler university. university. Meanwhile he was doing work at the Indiana Medical college and In 1S7H received the degree of M. D. From Indiana university Dr. Brayton received the degree of M. S. in 1HS2 and the Ph. D. degree from Purdue university In 1SS.1. WAS COI.I.Kt.K PKOFFSSOK. Dr. Brayton was connected with the staff of the Indianapolis Journal from 1HH0 to 1SS. For forty-four forty-four forty-four years he was a professor In chemistry, physiology, pathology, clinical medicine, medicine, syphlology and dermatology in the Indiana medical college. Dr. Brayton assisted many prominent physicians physicians In obtaining their medlcat training. From R2 to ll'll he was editor of the Indiana Medical Journal. He was also associated closely with the work of the American Medical Association and for a time served ss chairman of the association's section on cutaneous medicine snd surgery, Dr. Hrayton was president of the Indiana Medical Society In HW1' and since ll12 had been active In the work of the American American Iermatologleal Association. In addition to his studies In the field of medicine, Dr. Brayton was a close student of nature and was the author of several books dealing with nature subjects. He published "Birds of Indiana" Indiana" in 1S.V. The following year he wrote "Mammals of Ohio." With David Starr Jordan he wag co-author co-author co-author of a scientific work entitled "Fishes of the Southern Allegheny Region." MK.MBER OF CMBS. Dr. Drayton was a ''member of the Indianapolis Literary Club, tlte Contemporary Contemporary Club, the Portfolio Club and of the John Herron art Institute. Surviving Dr. Brayton are his nine children. They ar Mrs. Arthur Johnson, Johnson, Cn maguey, Cuba; Dr. Nelson Dewey Hrayton, Miami, Ariz.; Mrs. Charles K. Wheeler. Pittsburgh. Pa., and Dr. John R. Brayton. Dr. Frank Braj'ton, Miss Irma Brayton, Miss Elizabeth Brayton, Alembert W. Brayton Jr. and James Brayton of Indianapolis. Six grandchildren, Alembert Brayton ID, I.ee Brayton and Margaret Luclle Brayton of Indianapolis; Indianapolis; Dixie Lee Brayton, Miami, Ariz., and Ruth Kllzabeth Wheeler, Pittsburgh, Ta., survive. DR.A.W. BRAYTDN, NOTED PHYSICIAN,

Clipped from The Indianapolis Star22 Sep 1926, WedPage 18

The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana)22 Sep 1926, WedPage 18
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