ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Washburn, of St. Paul, became the eighty-fourth president of the Association at the 1947 meeting in Boston. A scientific session was held for the first time since 1941. The Tenth International Dental Congress was held in conjunction with this meeting. Doctor Washburn was a member of the Board of Trustees from 1940 to 1946 and was Association treasurer from 1949 to 1961. He served as president of the St. Paul District Dental Society and the Minnesota State Dental Association. A general practitioner, Doctor Washburn was a guest teacher at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He was born in Minnesota in 1884 and died in 1970.
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1947-1948: Harvey Benson Washburn" (1977). ADA Presidents. 109.