H.D. Garrett, M.D.
El Paso Medical Community
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
El Paso orthopedic surgeon; born 1908, El Paso, Texas; attended El Paso elementary schools, El Paso High School, El Paso Junior College; graduate of Texas College of Mines and Northwestern University Medical School; interned in San Francisco at San Quinton Prison; married, 1923; orthopedic intern at Mayo Clinic; served in U.S. Army during World War II; El Paso County Historical Society Hall of Honor honoree, 1993; died September 24, 1993.
Summary of Interview
Part of Health Care on the Border Project; biographical information; medical education and training as U.S. Army Orthopedist; internship at El Paso at El Paso's City- County Hospital; area physicians ; El Paso County Medical Society.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Louis W. Breck, M.D. by H.D. Garrett, M.D., 1990, "Interview no. 817," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.