Matthew A. DeLaney
Brigadier General, United States Army
DELANEY DIES; PHYSICIAN TO TAFT
Assistant Surgeon General of Army Was a White House Aide for Four Years
Honored For Work In War
Commanded the Medical Field Service School
Was Health Adviser In Philippines
WASHINGTON, November 2, 1936 – Brigadier General Matthew A. DeLaney, USA, retired, who was White House physician throughout the Taft administration and an assistant surgeon general of the Army until his retirement last November, died yesterday at Walter Reed Hospital after a lingering illness.
His widow, who was with him at his death, survives.
WASHINGTON, November 2, 1936 – General DeLaney
will be buried Wednesday with full military honors in Arlington National
Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will include Major General Charles
R. Reynolds, Surgeon General; General Wallace DeWitt, commander of the
Army Medical Center General E. C. Shannon, Commander of the Pennsylvania
National Guard; Brigadier General E. J. Stackpole, also of the Pennsylvania
National Guard, and Major General H. L. Gilchrist.
Posted: 21 January 2008