ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Melendy, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was elected fortyninth president of the Association at the 1911 meeting in Cleveland. He was treasurer of the Association from 1905 to 1911 and from 1915 to 1928. Doctor Melendy was president of the Tennessee State Dental Association in 1901 and president of the Southern Branch of the National Dental Association in 1908. He served on many committees and commissions and was active in international dental affairs. He was born in Vermont in 1859 and died in 1928.
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1911-1912: Arthur Rice Melendy" (1977). ADA Presidents. 72.