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Albert Angus MacPhail, M. D.

Male 1929 - 2012  (82 years)

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  • Name Albert Angus MacPhail  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix M. D. 
    Born 7 Dec 1929  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 2012  East Orleans, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Volume 17 of the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST, published on September 6, 1954, reported that Albert and Ann MacPhail were both graduated at Ann Arbor, Ann with a B.A. Degree and Albert as M.D. Albert was an intern at St. Lawrence Hospital in Lansing.

      Volume 20 of the same periodical reported that Dr. and Mrs. Albert MacPhail and son, Alan, 15 months old, returned from Germany in late May, 1957. The MacPhails were in Europe for 21 months while Albert was serving his two-year tour of duty with the Army Medical Corps. They had moved to St. Louis, Mo. and were to be there for three years while Albert specialized in Radiology at City Hospital.

      The STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST, dated September 5, 1960, Volume 23, reported that he had begun the practice of Radiology in Flint. He did his specialty training in St. Louis, Mo. under the direction of Dr. LeRoy Sante. Dr. MacPhail, his wife Ann, and three children are now living in Westgate Park, Flint.

      The 1966 issue of the same periodical reported he had recovered from a serious auto accident and was again working as a radiologist in Flint.


      Albert Angus MacPhail, MD, 82, of East Orleans, died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at home. He was the husband of Ann (Arthur) MacPhail. He is survived by his children , Alan Angus MacPhail and his wife Kim (Fagerquist) MacPhail of Evanston, IL; Laura Susan MacPhail and her fiance Russell Tanzer of Salem, MA; and Brian Andrew MacPhail and his wife Janet (Feurt) MacPhail of Chicago, IL. He had five grandchildren, Megan Ann, Rory Alan, and Kevin Edward, James Albert, and Alexander Clark.

      He was born in Detroit, MI and was raised in Cass City, MI by his parents Angus MacPhail and Lillian (Striffler) where he was an Eagle Scout. After receiving a bachelors degree from Michigan State University, he went on to medical school at the University of Michigan. After completing a medical internship he in Radiology at St. Louis City Hospital. He entered a group practice of Radiology in Flint, MI in 1960, where he and Ann raised their children. He became Chair of the Department of Radiology at St. Josephs Hospital. He was a Fellow in the American College of Radiology. He also served as President of the Genesee County Medical Society and the Michigan Radiological Society. He became a private pilot and enjoyed traveling with his family to many places around the country where a favorite pastimes were backpacking, canoeing, and cross-country skiing. He was also a member of the Durkee Lake s Land Company where the family spent many happy days exploring the lakes and streams of Northern Michigan. A sailor who loved exploring the Great Lakes, and equally | the waters of Pochet Inlet and Pleasant Bay | he was a member of the Mackinac Island Yacht Club and the Northport, MI Yacht club. In 1980, Al and Ann moved to East Orleans, MA where he continued to practice until 1994 when he retired. On the Cape, they loved birdwatching, sailing the waters of Pleasant Bay, and beaches. He was an active volunteer for Nauset Neighbors, where he could be counted on for help with computers (one of his most passionate hobbies), and transportation. His services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Massachusetts Audubon Society,, or Doctors without Borders. For online condolences please visit

      Published in The Cape Codder from October 17 to October 24, 2012
    Person ID I30510  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Angus MacPhail,   b. Abt 1881, Argyle, Sanilac County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1942, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Lillian E. Striffler,   b. 6 Nov 1886, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1965, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1914  Argyle, Sanilac County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F9285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Family ID F9879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at, Thursday, November 25, 1965 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S333] - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], ( Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    3. [S1614] MacPhail, Laura-Family Member (emails Nov and Dec 2011).