492. MAX ALONZO10 ALMY (Charles Henry9, Samuel Willett8, Robert Kirby7, John6, Samuel5, Job4, William3, Christopher2, William1) b. Scio, NY, 24 May 1887; d. Dunedin, FL, 22 Jan 1963.
He m. NY, 16 Oct 1913, ELLEN LAWTON, b. Hope, NY, 2 Aug 1888; d. Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, 9 Feb 1969.
|i||OLALINE LUELLA11, b. Rochester, NY, 30 Jul 1914; m.(1) Rochester, 30 Dec 1936, KENNETH STANTON, b. Pasadena, CA, 21 Mar 1912; div. Marietta, GA, 1957; son of Edwin and Hazel Stanton. m.(2) Rochester, 21 Oct 1958, JOHN H. EAGLE, b. Columbus, OH, 7 Dec 1915; d. Rochester, 6 Mar 1969; son of William and Vinnie (Statler) Eagle. m.(3) Rochester, 6 Apr 1974, ARTHUR B. HARRIS, b. Rochester, 6 Jan 1913; son of Benjamin Franklin and Harriet (Huck) Harris. Children, b. Atlanta, GA: 1. Melinda Lee Stanton, b. 22 Feb 1950; 2. Jay Patrick Stanton, b. 20 Apr 1952.|
|ii||ROBERT LAWTON, b. 12 Mar 1917; d. 17 Feb 1925.|
|iii||GRACE ELLEN, b. 25 May 1920; m.(1) RICHARD APONTE. m.(2) PAUL SCHUBMEHL.|
|iv||MAXINE MARGRET, b. 14 Jul 1928; m. EDWARD HAWKINS.|
Max Almy attended Corning Free Academy in Corning, NY, graduating in 1906. While there he captained the baseball team and also played basketball and football. He was the Manager of the 1906 Year Book. From 1906 to 1908 he attended Brown University as a Pre-Med student. He then went to Albany Medical College, Union University in Albany, NY, graduating in 1912. He interned at the Albany Medical City Hospital, majoring in surgery. He then established his practice of medicine in Rochester, NY, which covered the years 1913-1945.
During his career Max served as surgeon in the Compiegne (France) Hospital with the British Army Expeditionary Forces in 1915-1916. For this he received The British Military Cross. After his return to the United States, he was called to active duty, May 30, 1917, and was one of the organizers of Base Hospital 19 from Rochester, NY, and he joined that hospital in Vichy, France, until his discharge in June 1919. In the early twenties he specialized in Radiology in Philadelphia, PA, and served as Chief of Radiology in hospitals in Rochester and Batavia, NY.
At the time of his retirement in the early 1950's, a "This is Your Life" program was an emotional experience for him, his family, friends, and associates. His interests were many; involving community and home. He established the Rotary Club Camp for Crippled Children in Batavia, NY. His life was in service to others in time of war and deep economic depression. Many came to his door for help and help was given.
Max Almy's SS No. is 099-28-5079.
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