DR. LOUIS MARSHALL GOLDSTEIN was the son of Dr. Hyman I. Goldstein and his wife, Dorothy Wessel Goldstein. He was born in Camden NJ on May 16, 1929. His father and uncles Leopold Goldstein and David Cooper were all doctors or dentists, and Marshall, as he was known, became one as well, although in a somewhat circuitous route.
Dr. Louis Marshall Goldstein passed away in December of 1978. His story is best told by his cousin, Joseph Cooper, below.
DR. LOUIS MARSHALL GOLDSTEIN
Goldstein was the only son of Dr. Hyman
I. Goldstein, and, overcame a number of obstacles to become a
successful physician, and his personal strengths and fortitude, along
with hard work enabled him to achieve his goal.
lost his mother, at an early age and was supervised by employees of his
father who spent periods away from home lecturing, teaching and
traveling to important medical centers in the United States and abroad.
Under these circumstances, Marshall went to the Camden public schools,
including Kaighns Elementary School, Hatch
and graduated from Camden High
School (Class of 1947) where he won the Latin prize, and entered
Rutgers University where, during his freshman year he could have
spent my time with his studies than at other things. He
decided to take a year off, and worked a year in a local
Camden supermarket, then applied and entered the University of
Alabama. He graduated with a BS and applied to, and was accepted at the
Jefferson Medical School. However, during his first year, he decided to
enter the United States Army, where he served as a Corporal, and, on the
death of his father, he was honorably discharged.
over his career options, Marshall re-applied to the Jefferson Medical
School, and the Board of Admissions agreed to admit him again, and,
starting over, he received his MD, passed his Medical Boards for
medical practice in Florida and other states. From the early
1960s, he practiced in his specialty, Internal Medicine within a Miami
Louis Marshall Goldstein MD died of a heart attack while awaiting a flight at Miami International Airport in 1978.
Joe Cooper, August 2003
Dr. Louis Marshall Goldstein is remembered by his cousin, Joseph Cooper.
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