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Chirobituaries

1991 (Apr): ACA Journal of Chiropractic [28(4)] includes:

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    “In memoriam: John E. Flynn, D.C.” (p. 108); includes

photograph of Dr. Flynn:

Pioneer of Louisiana Chiropractic Association

John E. Flynn, D.C., has died after a short illness in Houma, La. He was 66 years old.

Dr. Flynn was a 1953 graduate of Palmer College [sic] of

Chiropractic. Upon became an activist for

graduation he set up practice chiropractic causes. During the

in Houma and 60s and 70s, he

was a pioneer in the When licensing finally the founding president

fight for chiropractic licensing in Louisiana. became a reality in 1974, Dr. Flynn served as of the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana

and was appointed to the Flynn was also a lifelong ACA.

first Louisiana Board of Examiners. member and Louisiana’s delegate to

Dr. the

In his community, Dr. Flynn served as vice chairman of the local housing authority.

Dr. Flynn is survived by his wife, Pat Flynn of Vero Beach, Fla. And his son J. Michael Flynn, D.C., who is currently president of the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Dr. Flynn’s family request that any memorial donations be made to the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research.

1991 (Summer): PCC Alumni News [32(5)] includes:

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    “Dr. James Ploch ‘completes career’*” (p. 23); includes

photograph:

Dr. James Ploch, former Nevada state president of the PCC Alumni Association, died in February. A resident of Las Vegas, Dr. Ploch was a 1946 graduate of Palmer. He was a member of the Nevada State Chiropractic Association, serving on that organization’s Board of Directors.

His other memberships include President’s associates for the UNLV Foundation, the World Clown Association, the Nevada State

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Commission of Indians, Knights of Columbus, American Legion and Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Ploch was a great supporter of Palmer and was a friendly face

at Homecoming and other alumni gatherings. Palmer and the profession was always evident.

His

enthusiasm

for

A memorial fund has been established. *Dr. Ploch always preferred the idea of the phase “careers completed” rather than “in memoriam.” It was his wish to have his obituary listed in that manner.

1991 (Sept): ACA Journal of Chiropractic [28(9)] includes:

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    “In memoriam: Dr. George Arvidson, legislative advocate of the

ACA” (p. 61); includes photograph of Dr. Arvidson:

Dr. Arvidson was involved in ACA legislative activities for many

years.

He was chairman of the ACA Pac and a member of

LegCom Committee. Walter Mondale, he chiropractic.

A close associate of Hubert Humphrey was instrumental in Medicare inclusion

the and for

He was former president of the Minnesota Chiropractic Association and chairman of numerous committees. From 1975 to 1986, he was a member of the governor’s Minnesota Health Advisory Board.

A native Chiropractic

of Saint Paul, Minn.,

Clinic

in

1948.

He

Dr. was

Arvidson opened Arvidson a former president of the

National Federation [sic] of Examining Boards, and a past member of

the National Board of Examiners.

Dr. Arvidson graduated from Logan Chiropractic College in Louis, Mo. and did postgraduate work at Palmer College Chiropractic and National Chiropractic College.

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    “In memoriam: Dr. Carll B. Miller, a founder of the Council

Nutrition” (p. 61):

St. of

on

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