Vanderbilt Medical School Class of 1929

Entrance to the Vanderbilt School of Medicine viewed from the main campus, circa 1925. The entrance now opens to the courtyard between Medical Center North and the Learned Lab

Vanderbilt Medical School Class of 1929 was the first class to receive their entire medical education at the new Vanderbilt Medical School. This class included two women, Louise Allen Beard and Thelma Byrd Bowie, the first women graduates of Vanderbilt Medical School.

The members of the fourth-year class as listed below received the degree of Doctor of Medicine on June 12, 1929:

  • Andrews, Harry Smith--Chapel Hill, NC
  • Johnston, Robert Hartman--Enid, MS
  • Awtrey, Hugh Hanna--Steel, AL
  • Jones, Edgar--Nashville, TN
  • Beard, Joseph Willis--Shreveport, LA
  • Jones, Theodore Winslow--Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Beard, Louise Allen--Shreveport, LA
  • Kash, Roscoe Conkling--St. Helens, KY
  • Bell, Austin Holloway--Hopkinsville, KY
  • Lawler, Marion Russell--Deport, TX
  • Berkley, William Leneave--Red Banks, MS
  • McGehee, William Henry--Mayfield, KY
  • Blain, Daniel--Hangchow, China
  • McKissick, John Campbell--Longview, TX
  • Bowie, Thelma Byrd--Nashville, TN
  • McLean, Charles Grandison--Lexington, KY
  • Collom, Spencer Allen, Jr.--Texarkana, TX
  • McMurry, James Finley--Planada, CA
  • Crutcher, John Sims, Jr.--Athens, AL
  • Moulder, Max Knowles--Nashville, TN
  • Epstein, Myer--Savannah, GA
  • Nance, Dana Wilson--Soochow, China
  • Ewing, George Bronaugh--Smith's Grove, KY
  • Newman, Langdon Chevis--Covington, TN
  • Farrar, Alfred--Shelbyville, TN
  • Pearson, Fray Owen--Nashville, TN
  • Frey, Walter Dewey--Buechel, KY
  • Price, Sidney Alexander--Gainesville, TX
  • Green, Richard O.C.--Louisville, KY
  • Rhea, Edward B.--Hopkinsville, KY
  • Hamilton, Paul V.--Shawanee, TN
  • Sheppard, John Thomas--Leesburgh, AL
  • Hancock, James Collins--Fulton, KY
  • Stephens, William Paul--Semora, NC
  • Hardy, John Moore--Sherman, TX
  • Turest, David--Nashville, TN
  • Henderson, Andrew Damrell--Spring Hill, AL
  • Weinstein, Albert--Middlesboro, KY
  • Hillhouse, John Louden--Birmingham, AL
  • Wolfe, Nathan Carl--Mount Olive, NC
  • Hunt, Jasper Stewart--Atlanta, GA