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  • ID: ind04188
  • Name: Gerald Emmett FONDA
  • Given Name: Gerald Emmett
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 MAR 1909 in New York
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  • Death: 04 JAN 1996
  • Age: 86y 9m 11d in Springfield, Union Co., NJ
  • Note: b. NY; 1910, 1920 US Federal Census, Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY; 1915 New York State Census, Johnstown Ward 03, A.D.01, E.D.01, Fulton Co., NY; 1925 New York State Census, Johnstown Ward 03, A.D.01, E.D.03, Fulton Co., NY; SSDI Springfield, Union Co., NJ; o. Physician - Ophthalmologist - NYU Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology; [Capt. Fonda Home - Capt. Gerald E. Fonda of the U. S. Army Air Corps, spent a weekend leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Fonda, 840 Glebe street. He is assigned to the Naval station hospital at Mitchell Field, N. Y. The Leader-Republican, Gloversville-Johnstown NY, Tuesday, January 23, 1945.]; [Dr. Gerald Fonda covered the basics of the low vision examination in "The Management of the Patient with Subnormal Vision (1965)." He outlined the examination procedures as the history, testing of visual acuity at distance and near, retinoscopy, keratometry, subjective testing, and prescribing a reading prescription.]; [mentioned in US Patent 4806772 (G. Fonda, "preparation and Characteristics of Zinc Sulfide Phosphors Sensitive to Infra-Red", J. Opt. Soc. of Am., vol. 36, July 1946, p. 382) http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4806772.html) and US Patent 5586196 Digital document magnifier (Gerald E. Fonda, M.D., Management of Low Vision - (Thieme-Stratton, Inc., New York, 1981) http://www.freepatentsonline.com/5586196.html] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Father: Emmett Blair FONDA b: 26 MAY 1881 in East Galway, Saratoga Co., NY
    Mother: Mabel Florence BOURKE b: 24 JUN 1882 in Ballston Spa, Saratoga Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Lois Alvida PATTERSON b: 12 AUG 1923 in Summit, Union Co., NJ
    • Married: 21 JUL 1951 in St. Elizabeth's Memorial Chapel, Eagle Valley, NY
    • Note: m. St. Elizabeth's Memorial Chapel, Eagle Valley, NY; [Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Lois Patterson of Summit, N. J., to Dr. Gerald Fonda, a former Johnstown resident. The ceremony took place July 21 in St Elizabeth's Memorial Chapel, Eagle Valley. N. Y. the ReV. Chillson officiating. Miss Dorothy Scarry was the bridesmaid and Dr. Walter Palst the best man. Mrs. Fonda is the daughter of John Patterson of Summit, N. J. She is a graduate of Russell Sage College, Troy, where she received her degree in nursing. Dr. Fonda is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett B. Fonda of 840 Glebe street. He is a graduate of N. Y. U. College of Medicine, where he also received special training in ophthalmology. During the war Dr. Fonda was a major in the Army Air Forces and taught ophthalmology at the School of Aviation Medicine, Randolph Field. Texas. He is now assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the N. Y. U. Bellevue Medical Center, and is on the attending staff at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. His office is in Millburn, N. J. Following a tour of the Gaspe peninsula and the New England coast, the newlyweds returned to Millburn, N. J., where they make their home at 8 Parkview Drive. Gloversville NY Leader Republican, August 15, 1951]
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