Blalock Bla·lock (blā'lŏk'), Alfred. 1899-1964.
American surgeon who developed surgical techniques for repairing congenital defects of the heart and associated blood vessels. With pediatrician Helen Taussig he developed the pulmonary bypass operation for the treatment of blue babies.
Doctor blalock was the great pioneer in fruit raising, as in grain-raising, on a large scale.
Doctor blalock and Mr. Evans both sought to refuse, but the overwhelming sentiment forced them to accept the positions.
A number of short talks then followed, President blalock calling upon the members of the association for brief addresses.
Dr. blalock has occupied various civic offices and for three terms was county coroner.
For many years Dr. blalock has been prominent in fraternal circles.
Dr. blalock at once sought employment in order to replenish his depleted exchequer.
It was Dr. blalock who installed the first telephone used in the state.
Election of officers was then taken up, and despite his protests, Doctor blalock was re-elected.
This company is a shipping concern and handles the entire output of the blalock orchards and also that of adjacent tracts.
Dr. blalock also deserves special mention for his contribution to the development of Walla Walla and the northwest.