November 6, 1888|
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Died||February 20, 1970
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Years of service||1915 - 1919, 1942 - 1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (3)
Stanhope Bayne-Jones, M.D. (November 6, 1888 – February 20, 1970) was a physician, an American bacteriologist, a medical historian and a United States Army medical officer with the rank of Brigadier General.
Bayne-Jones was born on November 6, 1888 in New Orleans, Louisiana as the son of physician. His grandfather Joseph Jones was also a physician and served in the medical department of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. In this way, Bayne-Jones was influenced in his future career choice. Bayne-Jones attended the Dixon Academy in Covington, Louisiana and then enrolled the Yale University. He graduated in 1910 with A.B. degree. Subsequently, Bayne-Jones matriculated at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1914.
He became a teacher and also a researcher in the fields of bacteriology and immunology. Bayne-Jones received a commission of First Lieutenant in the Medical Reserve Corps, U.S. Army on August 7, 1915.
As a member of the United States Surgeon General's Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health, he had a significant role in the 1964 report linking smoking to cancer.
Bayne-Jones was the subject of a biography in 1992.
Bayne-Jones was the first master of Yale University's Trumbull College from 1932 to 1938.
|1st Row||Army Distinguished Service Medal|
|2nd Row||Silver Star with two Oak Leaf Clusters||World War I Victory Medal with four Battle Clasps||Army of Occupation of Germany Medal||American Campaign Medal|
|3rd Row||World War II Victory Medal||Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (United Kingdom)||Military Cross (United Kingdom)||French Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 with Gilt star|
- M.C. Leikind, Bull N Y Acad Med. 1972 April; 48(3): 584–595.
- The Stanhope Bayne-Jones Collection, Repository Guide to the Personal Papers Collections of Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, accessed January 13, 2013.
- "War and Healing: Stanhope Bayne-Jones and the Maturing of American Medicine", Albert E. Cowdrey, LSU Press, 1992, ISBN 080711717X.
- "Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers 1852-1969". National Library of Medicine.
- "Valor awards for Stanhope Bayne-Jones". militarytimes.com. 2010-07-04. Retrieved 2013-09-23.
- Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers (1852-1969) - National Library of Medicine finding aid