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Dr. Nicholas Joseph Bellegie, Jr.

Dr. Nicholas Joseph Bellegie, Jr.

Male 1920 - 2005  (84 years)

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  • Name Dr. Nicholas Joseph Bellegie, Jr. 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 17 Oct 1920  Houston, Harris Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
      Name: Nicholas Joseph Bellegie
      Date of Birth: 17 Oct 1920
      Birth County: Harris
      Certificate Number: 55024
      Roll Number: 1920_0001
    Gender Male 
    Residence Aug 1967  Waco, McLennan Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Carolyn and John Lisle visited with Nick and family in Waco.
    Obituary
    • Nick was the son of Nicholas and Winifred Bellegie. In 1937, he graduated as valedictorian of San Jacinto High School. He attended Rice University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with honors in 1941. While at Rice, he met Arlene Granfors and they were married on December 25, 1942.

      Nick attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, graduating first in his class in 1944. He joined the U.S. Navy and was an intern at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Charleston, S.C. from 1944-1945. He then served as medical officer on the USS Hydrographer from 1945-1946. Following his discharge, he completed a fellowship in anatomy at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1947. He then completed a residency in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. in 1952.

      Dr. Bellegie returned to Texas to establish his surgical practice in Waco with Dr. Roy Baskin, a partnership that evolved into the current Waco Surgical Group. Nick was recalled to the Navy during the Korean War and served as Task Force Surgeon on the USS Yorktown from 1953-1954. He returned to Waco and continued in private practice until he retired n 1989.

      Nick was active in his profession, serving on the Hillcrest and Providence Hospital Boards and as President of the McLennan County Medical Society. He was a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Diplomate of the American Board of Surgeons, He was a active member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church and served on the boards of St. Alban's Memorial School and Vanguard College Preparatory School. Nick loved learning, was an avid reader, and enjoyed sitting in on classes and serving as a guest lecturer at Baylor University.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene, in March, 2005.

      Survivors include daughters, Paula B. Campbell and husband, Jerry P. and Laura B. Sharp and husband, Lance D.; grandchildren, Matt and Claire Campbell and Lancer and Mesia Sharp.
    Died 29 Sep 2005  Waco, McLennan Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36  DNA Family 1 Genealogies
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2010 

    Father Nicholas Joseph Bellegie, Sr.,   b. 5 Jun 1883, ____, ____, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1933, Houston, Harris Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Winifred Davidson,   b. 6 Jan 1888, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1968, Waco, McLennan Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 May 1915  Galveston, Galveston Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet

    Family Elli Arlene Granfors,   b. 14 Feb 1922, Kaleva, Manistee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 2005, Waco, McLennan Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1942  San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Paula Lynn Bellegie
     2. Laura Frances Bellegie
    Last Modified 4 May 2006 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet

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    Nicholas Bellegie Jr.

  • Notes 
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      Nick was the son of Nicholas and Winifred Bellegie. In 1937, he graduated as valedictorian of San Jacinto High School. He attended Rice University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with honors in 1941. While at Rice, he met Arlene Granfors and they were married on December 25, 1942.

      Nick attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, graduating first in his class in 1944. He joined the U.S. Navy and was an intern at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Charleston, S.C. from 1944-1945. He then served as medical officer on the USS Hydrographer from 1945-1946. Following his discharge, he completed a fellowship in anatomy at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 1947. He then completed a residency in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. in 1952.

      Dr. Bellegie returned to Texas to establish his surgical practice in Waco with Dr. Roy Baskin, a partnership that evolved into the current Waco Surgical Group. Nick was recalled to the Navy during the Korean War and served as Task Force Surgeon on the USS Yorktown from 1953-1954. He returned to Waco and continued in private practice until he retired in 1989.

      Nick was active in his profession, serving on the Hillcrest and Providence Hospital Boards and as President of the McLennan County Medical Society. He was a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Diplomate of the American Board of Surgeons. He was a active member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church and served on the boards of St. Alban's Memorial School and Vanguard College Preparatory School. Nick loved learning, was an avid reader, and enjoyed sitting in on classes and serving as a guest lecturer at Baylor University.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene, in March, 2005.

      Survivors include daughters, Paula B. Campbell and husband, Jerry P. and Laura B. Sharp and husband, Lance D.; grandchildren, Matt and Claire Campbell and Lancer and Mesia Sharp.
      Burial:
      Unknown
      Record added: Apr 9 2006
      By: Ruth M. Brown