|Born||November 6, 1888|
|Died||February 20, 1970(aged 81)|
|Place of birth||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Place of death||Washington, D.C.|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1915 - 1919, 1942 - 1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Distinguished Service Medal|
Silver Star (3)
Stanhope Bayne-Jones, M.D. (November 6, 1888 - February 20, 1970) was a physician, an American bacteriologist, a medical historian and a United States Army medical officer with the rank of Brigadier General.
He was born on November 6, 1888 in New Orleans, Louisiana as the son of physician. His grandfather Joseph Jones was also physician and served in the medical department of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, therefore Stanhope was very influenced in his decision of the future career. Stanhope attended the Dixon Academy in Covington, Louisiana and then enrolled the Yale University. He graduated in 1910 with A.B. degree. Subsequently Bayne-Jones attended the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and received there his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1914.
He became a teacher and also researcher in the field of Bacteriology and immunology. Bayne-Jones received a commission of First lieutenant in the Medical Reserve Corps, U.S. Army on August 7, 1915.
As a member of the United States Surgeon General's Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health, he had a significant role in the 1964 report linking smoking to cancer.
Bayne-Jones was the subject of a biography in 1992.
His papers were donated to the National Library of Medicine in the late 1960s.
- M.C. Leikind, Bull N Y Acad Med. 1972 April; 48(3): 584–595.
- The Stanhope Bayne-Jones Collection, Repository Guide to the Personal Papers Collections of Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, accessed January 13, 2013.
- "War and Healing: Stanhope Bayne-Jones and the Maturing of American Medicine", Albert E. Cowdrey, LSU Press, 1992, ISBN 080711717X.
- "Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers 1852-1969". National Library of Medicine. http://oculus.nlm.nih.gov/bayne155.
- "Valor awards for Stanhope Bayne-Jones". militarytimes.com. 2010-07-04. http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=80002. Retrieved 2013-09-23.
- Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers (1852-1969) - National Library of Medicine finding aid
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