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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Dittmar, of Chicago, became the seventieth president of the Association at the 1932 meeting in Buffalo. Doctor Dittmar was a member of the faculty of the dental department of the University of Illinois, first as an associate professor of operative techniques and later as professor and head of the department of prosthetic dentistry. He was elected president of the Chicago Dental Society in 1911 and the Illinois State Dental Society in 1920. Doctor Dittmar was chairman of the Judicial Council of the American Dental Association for five years. He was born in Illinois in 1872 and died in 1949.

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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.