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Donald Darrow Matson

November 28, 1913–May 10, 1969

Eben Alexander Jr.

Association of Neurological Surgeons, and he surveyed and approved the plaque before it was shipped to Cleveland in December, 1968. With Dr. William German, he edited the recently published selections from Dr. Cushing's works. He labored long and hard to arrange for the issuance of a commemorative stamp in the honor of the centennial of Dr. Cushing's birth, and he participated actively in the Centennial Issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery which appeared in April, 1969. Donald Matson was many things to many people, depending on their relationship to him. He was a

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Robert G. Ojemann

, Charcot, the Curies, Meynert, Pavlov (a long-time friend of Cushing), Purkinje, Roentgen, and Sylvius ( Fig. 2I–Q ). Three physicians who spent a significant portion of their professional life in neurosurgery have been immortalized in this fashion. The first was Anton von Eiselsberg (1860–1939) from Vienna, honored with a commemorative stamp by Austria in 1960 on the centenary of his birthday ( Fig. 2R ). He is described as a pioneer investigator known for his work with intramedullary spinal cord tumor and with pituitary surgery. He was the surgeon who operated on the