David George Moyer, MD  David George Moyer, MD
Male 1910 - 1976

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  • Suffix  MD 
    Also called  George, David George, The Doctor. 
    Born  05 Oct 1910  Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Awards  Eagle Scout, Honored with the "Dr David G Moyer Award"- Sports Medicine Award that is awarded yearly by the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association to a team physician who goes "beyond the Practice of medicine" Honorary membership, posthumously 2000, Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society, Inc. 
    Biographical  Sports Medicine pioneer,Team Doctor: North Penn High School, Germantown Academy, Lafayette College. School Doctor Germantown Academy, Abington Memorial Hospital-Staff; Jeannes Hospital, Philadelphia Pennsylvania-Director Cancer Tumor Research 1947-1962; Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Bucks County,Pennsylvania-Staff; Part time instructor in Sports Medicine at Penn State University, During High School Lifeguard Chalfont Park and Football Lansdale High School, Football Lafayette College, Did the Art Work for the New York University Medical School Yearbook. 
    Residence  "Flatlands" Welsh Road, Hatfield Township Pennsylvania. Office: 701 West Main Street, Lansdale Pennsylvania 
    Religion  Episcopalian 
    Church Membership  Church of the Messiah, Gwynedd Pennsylvania (Episcopalian) Wrote a play about the history of this church. 
    Education  Hatfield Schools to 1922, Lansdale High School 1929, Franklin and Marshall Academy 1931, Lafayette College 1935, Penn Medical School, one semester, New York University Medical School 1941, intern Bellevue Hospital NY and Abington Memorial Hospital, also did his residency (pathology) at AMH. 
    Occupation  General Practice, First with his father until his death in 1947, then solo in the family offices at 701 West Main Street, Lansdale Pennsylvania, until his death. One of the last doctors to make regular house calls., Lansdale Police Department Surgeon., Montgomery Township Police Department Surgeon. 
    Organization Memberships  Glee Club Franklin and Marshall Academy, Zeta Psi Lafayette College, Mask and Wig Club while at Penn-roomed with Bobby Troup(Get Your Kicks on Route 66), Oak Terrace Country Club, Member College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Trustee, American College of Sports Medicine, Board member Governors of the Institute for Women in Sports, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Member Lansdale Board of Health, Hatfield Township Board of Health, North Penn Symphony Orchestra Board, Montgomery County Medical Society, American Medical Association, Historical Society of Montgomery County, Republican.  
    Achievements  Was one of five doctors in the USA to be picked for the TV show "M.D.-USA" that aired on NBC prime time in 1960. Each doctor featured for one show, took about three months to film each segment, sponsored by Smith, Kline and French., Alternate Doctor Olympics 1976. Restoration of "Flatlands" a 1732 house in Hatfield Township that his father had an agreement to purchase, and he bought and restored after father died. The major restoration was done between 1947 and 1949. 
    Interests  Sports Medicine, Football, Penn Relays, History, Writing Plays, June Fete Abington Memorial Hospital; Art; Architecture; Golf; Book Collecting; Wedgwood; Delft Fireplace Tiles; Restoring Antiques; Stamp (British Colonies) collecting; German Model Trains; Dry Stone Wall, Pond and Formal Garden Building; Reading Railroad History; Playing Ukulele; Anthracite Mining History; Broadway Plays; Williamsburg; Saving Historically Important Buildings; Sailing with Joe Seeds at Silver Lake, Pike County, Pennsylvania; Napoleon, An early fan of Les Paul and Mary Ford in the late '40s.  
    Died  11 Jul 1976  Sellersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cancer 
    Buried  Church of the Messiah, Gwynedd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I155346  Strausstown Roots | Shade.A, ~DavidMoyer
    Last Modified  14 Jun 2018 
     
    Father  David Bruce Moyer, MD,   b. 02 Jun 1883, Donaldson, Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1947, Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Louise Theresa Yost,   b. 23 Feb 1888, Oak Lane, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1985, Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Jun 1909  Yost home, Oak Lane, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F50743  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Helen Mott,   b. 09 Sep 1916, Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1980, Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Oct 1936  White Plains, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced  Jul 1944  Judge William F. Dannehower, Jr., Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Living
    >2. Richard Mott Moyer,   b. 16 Apr 1940, Montgomery Hospital, Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 2015, Abington Memorial Hospice, Willow Grove, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Living
    Last Modified  26 Apr 2018 
    Family ID  F50744  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Josephine Lamanthe Bacauskas, RN,   b. 20 Mar 1917, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1998, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Jul 1950  Bacauskas home, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • no grandchildren, as of 2017
    Children 
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    Last Modified  18 Dec 2017 
    Family ID  F50745  Group Sheet
     


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