495 reliable and safe procedure, and he pioneered many new technics of abdominal operations. His greatest contributions were chiefly in surgery of the stomach and gallbladder, and in cancer research. An able administrator, he was instrumental in the founding in 1915 and later success of the Mayo Clinic. After a very active career which made his name world famous, he died in Rochester, Minnesota, on July 28, 1939, just two months after his equally famous brother. Mayo, Charles Horace (1865-1939) the younger of…
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