GENERAL 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.
DE LANEY, MATTHEW A
- BRIGADIER GEN US ARMY RETIRED DSM
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/01/1936
- BURIED AT: SECTION WEST SITE 1265
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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