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Soma Weiss

Male 1899 - 1942


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  • Born  27 Jan 1899  Bestercze, Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  31 Jan 1942  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I1  Weiss
    Last Modified  29 Sep 2008 

    Father  Ignac Weiss 
    Mother  Leah Kahan 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Sachs,   b. 26 Jan 1905,   d. 10 Feb 1998, Westwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  06 Oct 1928  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Marriage took place at her home. Ceremony officiated by Rev. Francis G. Peabody, Soma's mentor. They will reside at 97 Garden St. in Cambridge, MA.
    Children 
     1. P.S. Weiss
     2. L. Weiss
     3. R.H. Weiss
    Last Modified  27 Sep 2008 
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet

  • Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Headstones
    Soma Weiss is buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery
    Soma Weiss is buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery

  • Notes 
    • 1938 - Appointed Physician-in-Chief at Peter Brent Brigham Hospital (announced by C. Sydney Burwell) [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Weiss, Soma, 1899-1942. Papers, 1922-1957: A Finding Aid. 11 Feb. 2008. Countway Library of Medicine. 27 Sept. 2008 .

    2. [S1] Hollingsworth, William. Taking Care: The Legacy of Soma Weiss, Eugene Stead, and Paul Beeson. San Diego, Calif: Medical Education and Research Foundation, 1994.

    3. [S9] Legere, Lyn, comp. Massachusetts: Middlesex County, Cambridge, Mt. Auburn Cemetery [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Information extracted from the cemetery headstones at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Middlesex County, Massachusetts by Lyn Legere. .

    4. [S5] "Soma Weiss Dead; Boston Physician." New York Times 1 Feb. 1942: 42.

    5. [S3] "Elizabeth Sachs To Wed Tomorrow." New York Times 5 Oct. 1928: 16.

    6. [S8] "Weiss Appointed Physicians' Chief at Brigham Hospital." Harvard Crimson. 4 Nov. 1938. .