Kelser, Raymond Alexander
- Elizabeth Noble Shor
Kelser, Raymond Alexander (02 December 1892–16 April 1952), bacteriologist and veterinarian, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Charles Kelser, a mechanic, and Josie Mary Potter. The family, which was not well off, lived in Baltimore, Maryland, for a few years before returning to Washington. There Kelser attended public schools and decided during his elementary grades that he would enter medicine or law. His interest in law was the result of spending “countless hours” attending sessions of Congress and of various courts....