Kolmer, John Albert, physician; born in Lonaconing, Allegheny County, Maryland on April 24, 1886 to Leonard and Selma Louisa (Reichelt) Kolmer; graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy in 1904; M.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1908, Dr.P.H., 1914; M.Sc., Villanova College, 1915, D.Sc., 1921, LL.D., 1927; D.Sc. LaSalle College, 1935; L.H.D., St. Joseph's College, 1935; married B.Cecilia Herron, Sept 18, 1912. Professor of medicine, Temple University School of Medicine and School of Dentistry; Director of the Institute of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; consulting pathologist at St. Vincent's and Misericordia hospitals. Fellow A.M.A., College Physicians of Philadelphia, American College of Physicians; member of the American Association of Immunologists (President), American Society of Clinical Pathologists (President), Alpha Kappa, Sigma Xi, etc. Catholic. Author of: Infection, Immunity, and Biologic Therapy, 1915; Manual of Laboratory Diagnostic Methods, 1925; Chemotherapy and Treatment of Syphilis, 1926; Serum Diagnosis by Complement Fixation, 1928; Acute Infections Diseases (with Jay Frank Schamberg), 1928; Approved Laboratory Technic (with Fred Boerner), 1931; Clinical Immunology, Biotherapy and Chemotherapy (with Louis Tuft), 1941; Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Examinations, 1944; Penicillin Therapy, 1945. Contributor to Frazier's Spinal Surgery and Keen's surgery. Home: Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. Office: 2101 Pine Street, Philadelphia. Died December 11, 1962.
Who Was Who in America. Volume IV, 1961-1968.
Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1968, p.540.
Professor of Medicine at Temple University Medical School, Director, Research Institute of Cutaneous Medicine, Philadelphia.