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April 24, 1948 |
Monticello, New York
|Alma mater||Palmer College of Chiropractic|
|Occupation||Chiropractor, Farmer, Politician, Photographer|
|Years active||1978 - present|
|Known for||Founding the World Federation of Chiropractic, Politician|
|Home town||Tucson, Arizona|
|Spouse(s)||Christine Tamulaitis Auerbach|
Gary Alan Auerbach (born 1948) is an American chiropractor and photographer.
He was born April 24, 1948 in Monticello, New York, to Norman and Judith Auerbach. He received his BS in accounting in 1971 from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and worked for Coopers & Lybrand in San Francisco. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1975. Auerbach is notable for having been the founding President of the World Federation of Chiropractic; and for being the Democratic candidate for Arizona's 5th congressional district in 1994. He was Vice-President of "Triple A Pistachios", owned and operated by his family in Cochise, Arizona. Subsequently he became one of the leading artists of Platinum Photography, with his works appearing in the Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, and the private collections of Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Walter Cronkite, among others. He is married to Christine Tamulaitis Auerbach, and they have three children.
- 1978 He was elected President of the Chiropractors Association of Arizona.
- 1984 Auerbach was elected a member of the Board of Directors of the International Chiropractor's Association
- 1985 He conceived the idea to form a world governing body for the Chiropractic profession. As the result of a meeting of world leaders in the Chiropractic field in London, England in 1987, it was by unanimous accord of the delegates that the World Federation of Chiropractic should be established. The WFC was eventually founded in 1989 in Australia.
- 1989-1992 Auerbach was elected the first President of the World Federation of Chiropractic.
- 1991 After injuring his wrist, he decided to pursue a career in Photography, when he discovered that Platinum and Palladium metal salts could provide the basis for archival permanence for a photograph. He opened a studio in Tucson, and became one of the leading artists of this little known photographic specialty.
- 1993 He was a candidate for a seat in Arizona's 5th congressional district, but was defeated by the incumbent, Jim Kolbe.
- "The Political Graveyard". Archived from the original on May 25, 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-20.
- Lockwood, Ryan (May 20, 2002). "Never a Still Life". Dynamic Chiropractic 20 (11).
- "Gary Auerbach Native American Portraits". Retrieved 2009-12-20.
- "Gary Auerbach". Retrieved 2009-12-20.
- Auerbach, Gary (2008). We Walk in Beauty. Self. p. 88. ISBN 0-9773062-0-8.
- "Letter from Smithsonian Institution". April 5, 2004. Retrieved 2009-12-20.