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1985 (Mar): Journal of the Association [15(1)] includes:



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    V.L. Daley, 1905-1985. Journal of the Australian Chiropractors' Association 1985 (Mar); 15:15. Abstract: Bybyan Lancelot Daley, one of the legendary figures in the history of chiropractic's long struggle for legitimation, passed away on 31 January 1985 in his eightieth year. He will long be remembered for the unique role he played in securing the first chiropractic legislation in Australia. When the South Australian Parliament passed the Physiotherapy Act of 1945, which made setting up any new chiropractic illegal, there were four chiropractors already established in practice in the State. Very soon they were engaged in bitter legal battle to overturn that law, and the Chiropractic Health Society was formed to lobby for proper chiropractic legislation.

1985 (June 20): Ernest G. Napolitano DC, LLB dies AHC’s, 1985)

1985 (July/Aug): Digest of Chiropractic Economics [28(1)] includes:

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    L. Ted Frigard, D.C. authors “A noble man” (pp. 24-5) re: Ernest Napolitano, D.C.

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    “Chiropractic loses a distinguished leader: Dr. Ernest G. Napolitano” (pp. 24-5):

Dr. Ernest G. Napolitano, president of the New York Chiropractic College, Old Brookville, New York, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 2, 1985.

An internationally recognized educator, author, and lecturer, Dr. Napolitano was acknowledged as a pioneer in his beloved profession

of chiropractic.




had for

served as President of the over 25 years, in addition

New York to holding

numerous positions with international, national and associations, professional societies and academies, civic organizations.

state chiropractic as well as many

Dr. Napolitano received his doctorate from Palmer College [sic] of Chiropractic. He served with distinction in the United States Army and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Following his discharge from the service he resumed his chiropractic practice in New York City, which he continued until early 1985. He presented over 300 seminars and lectures before professional and civic groups, and authored numerous articles and papers.

A member of the United Nations Association of the U.S., he also served on the Speakers Research Committee and on the Communications Coordination Committee for the U.N.

Dr. Napolitano served as Chairman of the Advisory Board, Columbia Association of Nassau County, Civil Service Employees,


1968-72; President,

Chiropractic Press Guild,


President, Council on Chiropractic Education, 1982-84. His honors included 13 honorary degrees, 11 fellowships in learned societies, and more than 50 educational, professional, military, religious and civic awards, including Purple Heart, Knight of Malta, Pontifical Lateran Cross, Distinguished Service Cross (awarded by Gov. Rockefeller of New York State), and Distinguished Service Awards from the International Chiropractors Association, the American Chiropractic Association, the Council on Chiropractic Education, the New York State Chiropractic Association, the New Jersey Chiropractic Society, and various chiropractic institutions. He was honored as Man of the Year in 1982 by the Nassau Civic Club.



He is survived by his sister, Josephine Bruno, his daughter, Catherine Burton, and three grandchildren.

In honor and in memory of Dr. Ernest G. Napolitano, his sister Josephine has established a memorial scholarship fund, which will be perpetual. Donations to the funds may be sent to the Dr. Ernest G. Napolitano Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o New York Chiropractic College, P.O. Box 167, Glen Head NY 11545.

1986 (Jan/Feb): Digest of Chiropractic Economics [28(4)] includes:

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    “Chiropractic loses its most eloquent speaker: Dr. Joseph Janse, 1909-1985” (pp. 10-11); includes: Dr. Joseph Janse, President Emeritus of the National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, IL, and internationally recognized leader and pioneer in the chiropractic profession for 47 years, died Wednesday, December 18, at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center Chicago, following a long illness. He was 76. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Wilmette…

1986 (Mar): Journal of the Australian Chiropractic Association [16(1)] includes:

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    “In memoriam: Joseph Janse, A.S., D.C., F.A.C.C.R., LL.D.

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      c)” (pp. 6-7)

1986 (Nov 4): letter from Bill Rehm DC, executive director, to AHC Board of Directors (Wardwell papers): TO: Board of Directors We have just learned the tragic news that, in October, Dr. Clarence

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    Weiant was accidentally killed. A longtime resident of Peekskill,

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    Y., Dr. and Mrs. Weiant had recently moved to Carson City,

Nevada, where his death occured. He was 89. There are no other details at the present time.

As you know, Dr. Weiant was the second recipient of the Association’s Lee-Homewood Honorary Award...

1987 (Jan/Feb): Digest of Chiropractic Economics [29(4)] includes:

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    “Dr. Raymond Nimmo (1904-1986)” (p. 7): Dr. Raymond Nimmo, pioneer, teacher and innovator of the Receptor-Tonus Technique, died July 18th, 1986, in Grandbury, Texas. He was 81. Dr. Nimmo graduated from the Palmer School of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA in 1926. A pioneer in chiropractic studies, Dr. Nimmo was a researcher, lecturer and author of several volumes of scientific work in







Scientific Award from his alma mater in 1976 and was

David Palmer awarded many







Dr. Nimmo conducted over 200 seminars of his technique know as “Receptor-Tonus,” or the “Nimmo Technique,” in Europe, Australia, Canada, Puerto and the United States. He was president of the Texas Chiropractic Association in 1976.

Founder of the Receptor-Tonus Council formed in 1984, Dr. Nimmo was honored this past June by the doctors carrying on his work. He was presented with a plaque adorned by a quote of his: “Besides standing on the shoulders of those who have gone before me, I have challenged everything all my life. I can’t help it.”

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Arlene Holmes Nimmo.

1987 (Summer): The Tower (Logan College) [3(3)] includes:

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    “In memoriam” (p. 23):

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