PROCEEDINGS OF THE SPECIAL SESSION
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, HELD AT CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 1617, 1938
HOUSE OF DELEGATES
First Meeting—Friday Morning, September 16The House of Delegates convened in the Red Lacquer Room of the Palmer House and was called to order at 10: 25 a. m. by the Speaker, Dr. H. H. Shoulders.
Preliminary Report of Reference Committee on Credentials:
The Speaker appointed the following Reference Committee on Credentials:Dr. Deering G. Smith, Chairman, stated that one hundred delegates had filed proper credentials.He moved the approval of seating regularly elected delegates who had been unable to be present at San Francisco but whose alternate delegates had attended that session and of seating alternate delegates with proper credentials in placeof regularly elected delegates who had been present at the San Francisco session but who were not present at this session. The motion was seconded by Dr. A. T. McCormack, Kentucky, and carried.On motions of Dr. Smith, duly seconded and carried, the following physicians were seated as delegates in place of delegates who served at the San Francisco session: Dr. W. W. King, Colorado, in place of Dr. John W. Amesse, Colorado, and Dr. John Andrew, Colorado, in place of Dr. Harold T. Low, Colorado.