He was of the Episcopalian faith. Survivors include daughters, Pamela Petersen, Huntington Beach, Calif., Debbie Petersen, Bettendorf, Christine Petersen, Aiea, Hawaii, Judy Petersen, Haliewa, Hawaii, and Bodi Petersen, Santa Barbara, Calif.; a son, Andrew Petersen Jr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Petersen.
1997 (May 18, Sunday): New York Times prints obituary:
Julius Dintenfass, 86, Chiropractic Leader Dr. Julius Dintenfass, a chiropractor who was instrumental in the licensing of chiropractors in New York State, died on May at Columbia Northwest Hospital in Coconut Creek, Fla., where he had a vacation home. He was 86.
Dr. Dintenfass lived in Woodsburgh, N.Y., where he was Mayor
He became a 30 years to get
national spokesman for his state licensing. He succeeded
in 1963 and was given license No. 1 and a seat Examiners. He was also the founding chairman Chiropractic, the licensing agency.
on the State Board of of the State Board for
Dr. Dintenfass was the director of chiropractic in the New York City Department of Health as well as the first chiropractic consultant to the Department of Health in Washington. He was the author of “Chiropractic: A Modern Way to Health” (1966), considered the first complete guide to what a patient might expect from such therapy.
Dr. Dintenfass was a Brooklyn native and graduated from Columbia College and Eastern Chiropractic College in New York in 1936. He went into practice in Brooklyn, but more recently had offices on Central Park South in Manhattan and in Woodsburgh, which is on Long Island.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruth Kreisler Dintenfass; their three daughters, Ellen Berger of White Plains, Marylyn, of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Dr. Nancy Dintenfass Gurewitz of Port Washington, N.Y.; a sister, Tess Sommers of Flushing, Queens; 10 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
1997 (May 8): Julius Dintenfass dies (Licensing, 1997): Julius Dintenfass, DC, 86, who worked for three decades to get chiropractors licensed in New York state, died in the hospital May 8 in Coconut Creek, Florida, where he had a vacation home. As a national spokesman for chiropractic, Dr. Dintenfass received the first chiropractic license in New York (1963), was the founding chairman of New York State Board of Chiropractic, and was appointed to the N.Y. State Board of Chiorpractic Examiners. Later in life, Dr. Dintenfass became involved in city politics, serving as mayor of Woodsburgh Village, Long Island, N.Y. from 1987 to 1989. Dr. Dintenfass was the director of chiropractic in the New York City Dept. of Health, and a consultant to the U.S. Dept. of Health in Washington, D.C. He authored Chiropractic: A Modern Way to Health in 1966, which was considered the first complete patient guide to chiropractic. A native of Brooklyn and graduate of Columbia College and Eastern Chiropractic College [Institute} in New York (1936), he practiced in Brooklyn, and later on Central Park South in Manhattan, and in Woodsburgh. James Edwards, DC, of Emporia, Kansas, sent DC the obituatry from the New York Times that highlighted Dr. Dintenfass’ life. Dr. Edwards had a personal memory: “Dr. Dintenfass’ book prompted me togo on to chiropractic college after an MD had delivered an AMA ‘quack pack’ to me in hopes of convincing me not to pursue a career
in chiropractic. Thank you, Dr. Dintenfass. Your life touched mine and I am forever grateful for all you did for this profession.”
Dr. Dintenfass is survived by his wife, Ruth, daughters Ellen, Nancy and Marilyn, a sister, Tes, 10 grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren.
1997 (July 22, Tuesday): clipping from San Antonio Express
News (p. 6B) includes obit for HE Turley DC:
Turley Dr. Henry Eyring Turley, 95 years old, former resident of San Antonio, died Saturday, July19, 1997, in Boerne, TX. He was born June 7, 1902 in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, son of Edward Franklin and Ida Eyring Turley. He graduated high school from Juarez LDS Academy in Mexico, followed by receiving his D.C. degree from Texas Chiropractic College in San Antonio in 1924 and returned to
1927 to teach on the fculty at T.C.C. for 38 years. He
profession for 65 years in textbook used at the college.
practiced his a neurology TCC Alumni
Association, was a member of Texas American Chiropractic Association. He
Chiropractic received his
Association and B.S. degree from
Trinity University. in 1991. He was friends and family.
He practiced until he was 89 years old and retired beloved and honored by his students, patients, He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Later Day Saints and served theSan Antonio Branch for
years, 9 years
including President of as President of South
Texas District Brownsville, 5 Stake Patriarch
from years since
Lampasas to Corpus Christi and Victoria to in Spanish American Mission Presidency and as 1958 until he died. He married Louise Robinson
in Colonia Dubian, Mexico on February 9, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple in Sant Lake They were residents of San Antonio until Boerne to live with their son and his wife.
1925, and they were sealed City, UT on June 5, 1925. 1994 when they moved to Survivors include his wife,
Louise; his son, Herbert E. Turley and his TX; a daughter and son-in-law, Annie Mae
wife Margaret of Boerne, and Wallace N. Anderson
of La Cresenta, CA; a daughter Conrad Bryner of Provo, UT; a Louise and Douglas S. Myers of
and son-in-law, Patrician daughter and son-in-law, Mission Vielo, Ca; one
and L. Martha brother,
1997 at the
LDS 2nd Ward
Chapel on the
Drives in San
Clarence F. Turley of Colonia Juarez, and 52 great-grand-children. Funeral
and 22 grand-children will be held at 10:00
Antonio, Bishop Allen Whiting officiating. Burial Sunset Memorial Park in San Antonio. Friends may Funeral Home from 7-9:00 P.M. on Wednesday
will call and
follow in the at the Sunset prior to the
funeral at the Brent Turley
church on Thursday. Pall-bearers will be his grandsons: Anderson, Mark Nephi Anderson, Lee Conrad Bryner,
Loren Eyring Bryner, Kent Turley Bryner, mark Robinson Myers, Daylin Smith Myers,
Douglas Turley Myers, Hal Eyring turley, keith
Pool Turley and
Lloyd Edward Sasa. Myers and Stephen
Memorials may be made to Spencer Hwy., Pasadena, TX
the Texas 77505.
1998 (Jan 1): Dynamic Chiropractic [16(1)] includes:
Glen Hultgren, D.C., Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Christian Chiropractors Association in Ft. Collins CO, authors “Moment of silence for the remarkable Robert Thompson,
C., Ph.C.” (p. 24):
One of the original members of the Christian Chiropractors Association, Dr. Robert N. Thompson of Langley, British Columbia, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 1997 after a lengthy illness.