Max Tennis received his bachelor of arts and science from Tufts in 1916 and then worked as chemical engineer in Alaska before joining the army during World War I. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1922 and continued to study pediatric medicine in London, Berlin, and Vienna among other cities. Working as pediatrician in Boston, he was also on the staff at several local hospitals, among them Beth Israel and Boston's Children's Hospital. Given his enjoyment of the arts, he also worked as "consulting physician for various companies performing in Boston." Max Tennis died on February 12, 1987.
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