authority wherever the profession is discussed, and that no one has added more to Chiropractic literature than Dr. Carver.
AND WHEREAS – in his Infinite wisdom it has pleased the Great Architect of the Universe to remove from our midst this leader on December 23, 1943, after a great and full life in which Dr. Carver enjoyed the respect and esteem of the entire profession, and it is conceded by all that Dr. Carver was a just and great man at the pinnacle of his chosen profession.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED – by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners, State of Oklahoma, that the Chiropractors of Oklahoma join the Nation as well as those the world-over in mourning the loss of this great leader of our profession; and that copies of this resolution be spread upon the minutes of this Board, and copies be mailed to Dr. Carver’s widow and his family.
1944: Hariman (1970, pp. 24-5) notes: Death took Dr. Hugh Logan in 1944, Dr. Vinton Logan, his son, ably succeeded him and enlarged upon his Father's plans.
1944 (May 31): HB Logan dies, is succeeded by his son as President of Logan College (Rehm, 1980, p. 294)
1944 (Aug): Missouri Chiropractic Journal includes:
“A tribute to Dr. Logan” (p. 14):
The passing of Dr. Hugh B. Logan, President of the Logan Basic College of Chiropractic, was indeed a great loss to the entire profession.
Dr. Logan died suddenly, of a heart ailment, at his home, 7701 Florissant Road, St. Louis, Missouri, Wednesday, May 31, 1944. Surviving are his wife, Dr. Fern M. Logan, twin sons, Bruce M. and Hugh B., Jr., of the home; a son, Dr. Vinton F. Logan, who has been long associated with his father in the College; a son, Dr. Harold J. Logan, San Francisco, Calif.; and a daughter, Mrs. Winston Hall of San Marino, Calif.
Dr. Logan was a leading figure in the Chiropractic world, nationally known as a lecturer, a teacher, and the developer of Basic Technique and studies in the correction of the body distortion. He also contributed many valuable ideas in the development and perfection of new techniques used in the field of X-Ray.
He founded and endowed the Logan Basic College of Chiropractic, was Secretary of the International Basic Technique Research Institute, a member of the Interstate Chiropractic Council and of the Missouri State Chiropractors’ Association.
Dr. Logan will always be remembered for his notable contributions to the advancement of Chiropractic which will remain a monument to his memory.
1945: according to Rehm (1980, p. 333): Dr. Oetteking joined the faculty of the CINY in 1945 and remained as professor of anatomy until he retired in 1952. After Prof. Oetteking's death, Dr. Clarence Weiant wrote this tribute: "Although Dr. Bruno Oetteking never held the Doctor of Chiropractic degree, his efforts in advancing the profession shall be remembered by all who had the good fortune of studying under his guidance." (TRA-COIL, 1960)
1946 (Jan): National Chiropractic Journal [16(1)] includes:
“CANADA: Dr. Macfie passes away” (p. 55):
Dr. Archie W. Macfie passed away on December 2 after three days’ illness from pneumonia. He had practiced in London, Ontario, for 18 years, and in Toronto since 1939, and was serving as secretary-
treasurer of the Board of Regents, registration office for drugless practitioners in Ontario, at the time of his death.
Dr. Macfie was born at Appin, Ont., and was a graduate in 1918 of Ross Chiropractic College in Detroit. He was a member of the Masonic Order, Moose Order, and the Association of Chiropractors and Drugless Therapists of Ontario, as well as a loyal member of the NCA.
Surviving are his widow, one son, three daughters, two brothers and a sister. Services were held in Toronto and London, Ontario, and interment was in Appin Cemetery.
1946 (May): National Chiropractic Journal [16(5)] includes:
“Passing of Pioneers” are obits for Henry Stacy Dodge, D.C. of Richmond VA; Jessie H. Paderewski, D.C. of Pontiac MI; J.F. McCasland, D.C. of Dallas TX; M.C. Robinson, D.C. of Tuscaloosa AL; includes photograph of Dr. Dodge:
1947 (Apr): National Chiropractic Journal [17(4)] includes:
photo of "Dr. Arthur Wesley Schwietert, A Tribute to a Great
Man"; Schwietert was CRFpresident (p. 4):
Those of us who intimately knew Dr. Schwietert feel a great sense of personal loss in his passing right at the height of his professional career.
"Sweetie," as he was affectionately known by doctors of chiropractic from coast to coast, had that personal touch and intense interest in others' problems which made for immediate and lasting friendships. He was an idealist at heart and dreamed many of the dreams that have since become realities for the profession through his untiring efforts.
Dr. A.W. was a great found the best in every
humanitarian who always looked
for and notable
contributions rich life as a
tot he advancement of result. He fathered
chiropractic and lived a full and the idea of the Chiropractic
He was, at the time of his passing, the Director of
Promotion for the Foundation and litterally gave his life for the profession he loved so dearly.
No finer tribute could be paid to his memory than to establish an Arthur Wesley Schwietert Memorial Fund of the Chiropractic Research Foundation to which he devoted the last years of his life when most men would have resed on the laurels already won.
To have known "Sweetie" was an inspiration; to have been his intimate friend, an honor; to have worked with him through the years, a rare privilege. For those of us who knew and loved and worked with him, it is hard to say, "Goodbye, Sweetie".
"In Memoriam: Arthur Wesley Schwietert" by Harry K. McIlroy,
C., Secretary, International College of Chiropractors (pp. ???):
Arthur W. Schwietert received his inspiration to become a doctor from his grandfather who was a homeopathic physician. As a native