Danks, Arthur Gordon
Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Fox, Francis H.; King, John M.; Leonard, Ellis P.
Memorial Statement for Professor Arthur Gordon Danks, D.V.M. (1906-1989) who was Instructor (1936) in Large Animal Surgery and rose to become Professor (1936-1948) at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. He left Cornell, but later returned as Professor (1950-1962) as well as Head of the Department of Veterinary Surgery and Director of the Large Animal Clinic for 12 years. Professor Danks became the first Director of Student Administration (1962-1970) before being made Emeritus Professor (1970). "Dr. Danks' contributions to veterinary medicine covered a broad spectrum" as a teacher, clinician, author, and advisor to the College's Dean on east campus construction and student services. He was also involved with "The Cornell Veterinarian" as Assistant Editor (1938) and Editor (1939-1942). The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for their service to the university.
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Faculty -- Obituaries; Arthur Gordon Danks -- Obituaries; Veterinary surgery -- Study and teaching