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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Williams, of San Diego, became the one-hundred-and­tenth president of the Association at the 1973 meeting in Houston. The House of Delegates voted to establish the Commission on Accreditation of Dental and Dental Auxiliary Educational Programs, effective January 1, 1975. Doctor Williams was speaker of the House of Delegates from 1967 to 1972, after serving as a member of the House for 12 years. A general practitioner, Doctor Williams was president of the San Diego Dental Society in 1946, the Southern California Dental Association in 1959, and California Dental Service in 1961. He was a guest lecturer at the University of Southern California, the University of California at Los Angeles, and San Diego State College. Doctor Williams was the author of a number of articles in dental journals. He was born in Missouri in 1914.

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Content comprises text (a brief biography and historical highlights), facsimile of autograph and a photographic portrait for each ADA President from 1860 to 1977.