Dr. Sol G. Meyers Dies at 68; Gm - ntrywide
Tributes Paid to World-Famous Diagnostician;
Plan Meyers Internal Medicine Memorial Chair
Dr. Solomon G. Meyers, of 18665
He later pursued his post-grad-
Oak Drive, one of the world's most uate studies at the University of tional, Michigan, Wayne County
and Detroit medical associations,
famous diagnosticians, an outstand- Vienna.
and three days before his death
ing authority on gastro-enterology
During the last war he served was honored by being elected to
and a leader in the field of inter-
nal medicine, died after a two- in Italy for three years in the membership in the Detroit Acad-
month illness at Harper Hospital. Army Medical Corps with the Har- emy of Medicine. He had not learn-
per Hospital Unit. He retired from ed of that honor, notification of
last Friday afternoon.
army service as a lieutenant colo- which arrived on the day of his
Comes a travel opportunity like this!!
Funeral services at Kaufman nel.
Chapel, on Sunday morning, were
From 1954 to 1963 he was chief
("Your overwhelming response, signifying such a
He was elected to honorary
attended by many hundreds of his of the internal medicine division
membership in Alpha Omega
great desire to visit wondrous Israel, has triggered
friends, admirers and patients. Dr. of Harper Hospital.
Alpha and was a Diplomate of
Morris Adler and Cantor Jacob
us to an almost superhuman effort, enabling us
He had served on the Sinai,
the American Board of Internal
Harper, Detroit General (Receiv-
thereby to duplicate this "once-in-a-lifetime"
Medicine and the American
Surviving him are his wife, Au- ing) and Veterans hospitals con-
Board of Gastro-Enterological
gusta; a brother, Dr. Maurice Mey- sulting staffs and was vice-chief
Association. He was the founder
of staff at Sinai.
of the Detroit Gastro-Enterologi-
As professor of internal medi-
cal Society and had been hon-
cine at Wayne State University
ored by the American Gastro-
College of Medicine, he created
a large following of admirers
Before going into general prac-
among his students. As a spe- tice, upon his graduation from
cialist in the disease of the diges- Rush Medical College, Dr. Meyers
tive tract he gained nationwide interned for 18 months in Cook
recognition, as attested to by County Hospital in Chicago and
countrywide tributes that are for an additional three months at
pouring in in tribute to his mem- Herman Kiefer Hospital in Detroit.
ory. Many in the medical pro- Before going to Vienna to pursue
fession considered him the most graduate studies, he worked for six
brilliant of the world's diagnos- months with Dr. Ludwig Pick in
ticians and the top man in his the pathology department of the
City Hospital in Berlin.
Son of very devout parents, Sol
From 192,8 until 1963 he had his
G. Meyers retained many of their offices in the Maccabees Building
spiritual qualities. He was a mem- and for the past two years in the
ber of Congregation Shaarey Fisher Building.
Persian Garden with Bahai Shrines
Zedek, was a lover of Zion and
He was married to the former
Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology
deeply interested in the Technion, Augusta Klein, in 1932. Mrs. Mey-
and he always concerned himself ers was then teaching in the De-
Caesarea - ruins of ancient Roman Capital
DR. SOLOMON G. MEYERS
with happenings in the Jewish troit schools and was completing
Natanya (center of Israel's diamond
ers, and two sisters, Mrs. H. C. world, aiding many causes gen-
(Celia) Broder and Mrs. Sidney erously.
School, receiving her law degree in
(Golda) Barnett of Pontiac. An-
m••• ■ •■■•
He was a member of the na- 1933.
other brother, Henry Meyers, one
Via Ramie and Road of Courage
of Detroit's most prominent com-
munity leaders, died in 1952.
To honor Dr. Meyers' memory,
Hebrew University - Dead Sea Scrolls
his family announced the estab-
lishment of a Dr. Solomon G.
Hadassah Medical Center at Ein Karem
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Concern Paris that they will cooperate more
Meyers Memorial Fund at Wayne
Marc Chagall's colored windows
State University. It is hoped that was expressed among Israeli closely in the cultural field and in
a Meyers Memorial Chair in In- sources here over indications that aid to developing nations. A joint
Mt. Zion with Holy Shrines
the United States and France communique issued at the end of a
ternal Medicine will thus de- again
of King David
were preparing to bail out five-day visit by Egyptian Vice
velop at WSU.
Egyptian President Nasser whose President Marshal Abdel Hakim
Room of the Last Supper
sunk to Amer said it "marked a new and
A native Detroiter, Dr. Meyers, rock
who was born on Gratiot Avenue
important stage in the development
opposite Joe Muer's, attended the
of relations between France and
local public and high schools and French government was planning Egypt.")
received his bachelor's degree at to extend a $30,000,000 credit to
the Nasser regime were viewed
Tel Aviv • • . Many Gay Surprises
the University of Michigan.
here as bolstering Nasser's pres- German State Probes
Taking a year out before com- .
mencing his medical studies, he
Most of the credit reportedly Soviet Charge of Nazism
Deluxe hotels . . . Dan Carmel and Dan Hotels
proved his business skill, and will be used to buy jet cargo
earned enough by selling real planes which will do little to Against Prosecutor
All American breakfasts, plus full dinners
estate to enter the U. of M. Col- solve Egypt's current economic
STUTTGART (JTA)—The state
lege of Medicine, where he stu- crisis, but such a demonstration government of Baden Wuertten-
died for two years, transferring of French support will, experts berg said it had started an investi-
All Baggage Handling
to Rush Medical College, Univer-
here said, most certainly be used gation into Soviet charges that
sity of Chicago, from which he for Egyptian propaganda pur-
Erwin Schuele, chief prosecutor
for the Investigation of Nazi
Entrance fees to museums
United States indications of Crimes Center in Ludwigsburg,
Tickets to Tel Aviv theatres
plans to resume large-scale grants participated in Nazi war crimes in
IF YOU TURN THE
of surplus commodities, however, occupied Russia.
were viewed here as direct assist-
A spokesman for the state gov-
ance to Nasser's economy. What ernment said that documents in
UPSIDE DOWN YOU WON'T
particularly concerned Israelis support of the Soviet charges had
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here were reports that the pro- been submitted to the West Ger-
posed fresh United States aid man Embassy. He said all of that
stems from a belief in Washington material was transmitted to the
All This for the Unbelievable Price of
that Nasser is the most stable Stuttgart general prosecutor.
leader in the "neutralist" camp.
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The Communist campaign against
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Schuele had been a member of the
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Dr. Schuele called those
charges "a pack of lies" and said
he had only been a candidate
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then said it had confidence in
The Soviet charges said that Dr.
Schuele allegedly committed war
crimes as a member of the Ger-
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