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Ben Zuber Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil (#47273947)
 member for 4 years, 6 months, 14 days
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Ben Swanson (or Ben Zuber Swanson, Jr.) is a life-long collector who has concentrated on vintage items related to his profession of dentistry for the past 42 years. He has amassed a collection of some 40,000 images and 3-dimentional artifacts. In addition to his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree he holds a masters degree (MPhil) in the history of dentistry from the prestigious Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London. He is a past president of the American Academy of the History of Dentistry and was the founding executive director of the National Museum of Dentistry, at the University of Maryland, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Ben also had a career in the United States Air Force (USAF) as a dentist and retired as a full colonel in 1983.

The Website listed here give one a taste of the items he collects.
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thank you
for the sponsorship - much appreciated.
Added by Donna on Oct 31, 2014 4:11 PM
Charlotte Pritchard
Noah Ortman
Thank you for sponsoring this memorial....
Added by Charlotte Pritchard on Sep 17, 2014 4:09 PM
Connie Kappelman McKean
RE: Albright FAG Memorial# 128137607
I can't find where I got the C for the middle name ... so I removed it ... and I changed her name to Maebelle "Mable" Moore Albright ... thank you for all the information ...
Added by Connie Kappelman McKean on Aug 25, 2014 5:50 AM
re: your transfer
Ben, I will transfer her to you just give me a few days, I just moved to the DFW. Area and am getting settled in the new house ( after 25 yrs in the old house, its a mess has) I promise you it won't be but a couple of days!! Thank you
Added by WichitaFalls on Aug 24, 2014 2:10 PM
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Elizabeth Zuber Swanson, Thank you for sponsoring her memorial, Are you related? I will be more than happy to transfer her to you if you like, Please let me know, Thank you again!
Added by WichitaFalls on Aug 19, 2014 12:58 PM
Lois Isabell Gillis Hall # 13774879
No problem at all. I have transferred my version of the obit to you and you may handle it as you see fit.....Jean
Added by Jean on Aug 18, 2014 7:39 PM
Lela Parris Koch
Thank you so much for the sponsorship of Donald and William Stone memorials.
Added by Lela Parris Koch on Aug 15, 2014 11:14 AM
Dr David Bishop Hand
Thank you for sponsoring this memorial- if you are related and would like this memorial transferred to you - send me a SAC.

Added by KBrownst on Aug 08, 2014 5:45 AM
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Charles Bass
Thank you so much for sponsoring the memorial for Charles Bass. You are deeply appreciated. Thanks, Janine
Added by janine mcquiston on Aug 07, 2014 7:10 PM
Patricia (Patti) Joy Berndsen Jacko
John Garmore
thank you for the sponsorship. this is always helpful in keeping an open site for everyone to use.

Added by Patricia (Patti) Joy Bern... on Aug 03, 2014 3:13 PM
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