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Lange, Chester (Chester Joseph), 1910-1994



Dr. Chester J. Lange, 84, born April 14, 1910, of 1307 Adams Farm Parkway died Monday, Sept. 26, 1994, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Lange, a retired veterinarian and native of New York, was a graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, also of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. After several years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 1938 he established the Greensboro Veterinary Hospital, which he operated until retirement. During World War II, he served as captain, Veterinary Corps, U.S. Army in the India-Burma Theater.

He was a live member of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, a former president, secretary-treasurer for three years, and a recipient of the Veterinarian Of The Year award. He was a Gold Card member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, a member of the American Animal Hospital Association for many years, and a former director and treasurer of the North Carolina Veterinary Research Foundation, which he was instrumental in organizing and incorporating. He was a former president of the Carolina Kennel Club, and treasurer of the Humane Society of Guilford County. He was a member of Temple Emanuel.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Jean Barricks Lange; sister, Dr. Harriet L. Rheingold Hayne of Chapel Hill; stepdaughters, Mrs. John Crow of Howell, Mich; stepson, T. Andrew Ralston -Asumendi of Greensboro; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

In accordance with the wishes of the deceased, there will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.


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Chester J. Lange Magazine Collection

Identifier: RH-A-4368
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 32 Veterinary Scope magazines published by the Upjohn Pharmaceutical company. The magazines range from 1955 all the way through 1970.Each edition of the magazine deals with a different type of veterinary issue and goes into detail of importance, prevention, what something should or shouldn’t look like, and treatment. There are references for each article as well as photos and diagrams to detail what they are explaining. There are advertisements on...
Dates: 1955-1970