ROBERT KENNEDY CUTTER
Robert Kennedy Cutter, president of Cutter Laboratories, was born in Fresno, California, on May 23, 1898; son of Edward A. and Margaret (Kennedy) Cutter.
Received the degrees of B.A. and M.A. from University of California; degree of M.D. cum laude from Yale University in 1923; took graduate work in allergy, Cornell Division, New York Hospital; interned at San Francisco; then in practice of medicine, specializing in allergy, at Oakland, California.
Mr. Cutter was assistant medical director of the Cutter Laboratories from 1926 to 1928, assistant to the president from 1928 to 1933, executive vice president from 1933 to 1945, and president since 1945, Oakland, California.
Mr. Cutter is the holder of various patents on equipment in use of disposable syringes, mass intravenous injection, and snake-bite treatment. Member of Delta Sigma Phi and Nu Sigma Nu Fraternities.
Author of the following articles: A Study of Bacteriophage in Dysentery, Journal of American Medical Association, 1923; The Use of Large Volume Intravenous Injections, Journal of American medical Association, 1936; A Compact Suction Kit for Snake Bite, California and Western Medical Journals, 1940.
Offices: Cutter Laboratories, Fourth and Parker Streets, Oakland, California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: Eminent Californians 1953, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 104, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2013 Cecelia M. Setty.