1991 (Apr): ACA Journal of Chiropractic [28(4)] includes:
“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
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:
“Dr. James Ploch ‘completes career’*” (p. 23); includes
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
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.
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:
“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
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.,
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.
“In memoriam: Dr. Carll B. Miller, a founder of the Council
Nutrition” (p. 61):