Dr. Hugh Kling Berkley was born in Woodbine, Iowa, Sept. 6, 1889, and died July 11, 1947, at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles.
Dr. Berkley received his M.D. degree from the University of D. fornia Medical School in 1914. He served one year as intern at the University of California Hospital and for the next two years as resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Children's Hospital in Boston. During World War I he served for two years as a captain in the Medical Corps, United States Army.
Dr. Berkley was a member of the Los Angeles County Medical Society (Pediatric Section), the Southwestern Pediatric Society (past president) and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He was a member of the staffs of the Presbyterian Hospital–Olmsted Memorial, Hollywood; the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital; the Hospital of the Good Samaritan; the California Lutheran Hospital, and the Children's Hospital.