George Valter Brindley, Sr., M.D. (1886 - 1970)
Marker Text: Born on a farm in Ellis County, George V. Brindley Sr., graduated from the University of Texas department of medicine at Galveston in 1911 and joined the medical staff of Temple Sanitarium that year. Starting in general hospital work, he became a surgical assistant and later joined the surgical staff.
Dr. Brindley became a prominent specialist in surgical cancer treatments and a leader of Scott & White Hospital. He was an executive board member and co-administrator in 1940, and a board of trustees governor in 1942. His contributions were recognized as the name of the institution became Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Scott, Sherwood and Brindley Foundation.
Dr. Brindley served as associate chief surgeon of the Gulf, Colorado Santa Fe Railway Hospital in Temple and as president of Scott & White Clinic from 1953 to 1955. He authored numerous articles developed award-winning scientific exhibits and supervised residency and internship programs.
Dr. Brindley was a leader in many community organizations. He and his wife Arabella were parents of 3 sons. All of whom became doctors. Dr Brindley retired in 1961 after 50 distinguished years in medicine. (1997)
Marker No: 2161
Aluminum 27 x 42 Subject Marker
Geographic: 31.076887, -97.365509
Location: Scott & White Medical Center. 2401 South 31st Street, Temple