2018 CVM News: James P. "Doc" Watson, DVM '45, remembered for flying helicopter to save animals
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This news item is about: James P. "Doc" Watson, DVM '45, a retired veterinarian from Pennsylvania who was known as the "Flying Vet," passed away on March 25 at the Sacred Heart Hospice in Dunmore, Pa., at the age of 100. After a 42-year career, Watson wrote a book about his memories growing up on a dairy farm and working as the only veterinarian within a 20-mile radius in rural Northeastern Pennsylvania. His book, "A Country Veterinarian Reminisces," was published in 2010, when he was 92 years old.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Watson, James P.; Negrea, Sherrie