Whitecloud, Tom 1914-1972 (Thomas St. Germain Whitecloud, II)

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Whitecloud, Tom 1914-1972 (Thomas St. Germain Whitecloud, II)


Born October 8, 1914, in New York, NY; died 1972; son of Thomas S. Whitecloud; children: Thomas St. Germain Whitecloud III. Education: Graduated from University of Redlands; Tulane School of Medicine, M.D.


Physician, writer, and lecturer. Worked as Indian Service doctor in MT and MN; private practitioner, as county coroner, deputy sheriff, and chief of county hospital in TX; and private practitioner and consultant to Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, in Picayune, MS. Had previously worked on a farm and as a truck driver, mechanic, handyman, and boxer. Military service: Served in World War II for more than two years as a battalion surgeon with U.S. paratroopers in Europe.


An Indian Prayer, Peacock Press (Berkeley, CA), 1964.

Contributor of the essay "Blue Winds Dancing" to The Heath Anthology of American Literature, 5th edition, edited by Paul Lauter, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 2001.



Heath Anthology of American Literature,http://college.hmco.com/ (July 25, 2007), biography of Thomas S. Whitecloud.