Obituary

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Frank G. MacMurray, MACP, a prominent Washington, D.C., internist, died on January 25, 2010 at the age of 91.

Dr. MacMurray was born in China, while his father was serving there as a diplomat. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1940 and his medical degree from Harvard University in 1943. He served in World War II before completing an internship at Johns Hopkins University and a residency with the Veterans Administration.

In 1950, Dr. MacMurray, together with a partner, founded the private practice that eventually became Foxhall Internists. Early in his career, he published research on the disease that came to be known as cat scratch disease. He also served as a clinical professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. MacMurray retired from practice in 1993.

Dr. MacMurray became a Master of the College in 1994 and served as ACP Governor for the District of Columbia Chapter from 1976-1980.

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