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Willard Carter Goodpasture ’32

Published in Oct. 19, 2005, issue

Carter died July 10, 2005.

He grew up in Chicago, Ill., and received a full scholarship to attend Princeton. He was on the basketball team, baseball and football squads, and was a member of Tower Club. He roomed at 13 North Dod freshman year and at 22 Little Hall sophomore, junior, and senior years with D.M. McNamara and John Davidson. After graduating from the University of Chicago School of Medicine in 1936, he completed an internal medicine residency at its university hospital. Married in 1940 to Dorothy Bangs, he served as a physician in the Army Medical Corps in France during World War II.

Carter began his medical practice in Wichita, Kan., in 1948. He became director of medical education at Wesley Medical Center in 1962. In 1970, he was named associate professor of medicine for the University of Kansas School of Medicine. In 1985, Carter was named clinical professor emeritus by the University of Kansas. During his career, he also was named a fellow of the American College of Physicians and was a member of the Medical Society of Sedgwick County and the Kansas Medical Society.

Carter was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorothy, and is survived by their four children, Dorothea Schulz, Hew, David, and Cynthia Reese; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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