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Dooley, Thomas Anthony III

(January 17, 1927–January 18, 1961). B. St. Louis, Missouri; educ. Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana) premedical school and St. Louis (Missouri) U.; participated as US navy doctor in evacuation of N Vietnamese; received Legion of Merit medal 1955; resigned from navy 1956. Began medical miss. work in Laos in fall 1956; it later expanded into the Medical Internat. Cooperation Organization (MEDICO). Works include Deliver Us from Evil; The Edge of Tomorrow; The Night They Burned the Mountain.

A. W. Dooley, Promises to Keep: The Life of Doctor Thomas A. Dooley (New York, 1962).

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