Almy Descendant No. 1233-4657-11

497. THOMAS PATTISON10 ALMY (Donald William Robinson9, Jewett Ebenezer8, Humphrey7, Benjamin6, Joseph5, Job4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. New York, NY, 10 Jan 1915.

He m. New York, NY, 12 Nov 1943, KATHERINE WHITIN SWIFT, b. Whitinsville, MA, 18 Dec 1915; dau of E. Kent and Katherine (Whitin) Swift.

Children, born New York, NY:

iSUSAN WHITIN11, b. 28 Mar 1946.
iiANNE SWIFT, b. 28 Nov 1947; d. Hanover, NH, 13 Oct 1997.
iiiCHRISTINE PATTISON, b. 28 May 1950; m. Hanover, NH, 6 Aug 1972, GEORGE J. BACHRACH. Child: 1. Peter Almy Bachrach, b. Columbia, MD, 15 May 1979.

Thomas P. Almy graduated from the Cornell University Medical College in 1939. In his medical career he specialized in gastroenterology. He served as chief of gastroenterology at New York Hospital from 1943 to 1954, and from 1954 to 1968 served as director of the Cornell Medical Division at Bellevue Hospital. In 1968 he moved to Hanover, New Hampshire, where he was appointed Nathan Smith professor of medicine, chairman of the department of medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, and served as director of medicine at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center until 1974.

In 1974, Dr. Almy was appointed to the position of third century professor of medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. He held appointments in the departments of medicine and community and family medicine at Dartmouth. He served on the National Commission on Digestive Diseases and was a member of the National Digestive Diseases Advisory Board, both U.S. Congress-chartered agencies. He also served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Investigation and Gastroenterology. Dr. Almy was a member of the Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation, as master of the American College of Physicians and a member of its board of regents, a president of the American Gastroenterological Association and was the author of more than 120 scientific publications.

Daughter Anne, of Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase, Maryland, died of cancer October 13, 1997, at an extended care facility in Hanover, New Hampshire. Anne was raised in Pelham, New York. She graduated from Radcliffe College and received a law degree from the University of Maine, where she also served as editor of the law review. After graduation, Anne was a lawyer who worked in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. As deputy chief, she supervised litigation involving federal environmental laws, natural resources, Indian law and the use of national parks, forests and other federal land.