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Hauser, Gayelordlocked

(17 May 1895–26 December 1984)
  • Caroline Joan S. Picart


Hauser, Gayelord (17 May 1895–26 December 1984), nutritionist and author, was born Helmut Eugene Benjamin Gellert Hauser in Tübingen, Württemburg (now in unified Germany), the son of Christian Hauser, a schoolmaster, and Agate Rothe. He had his name legally changed to Bengamin (or Benjamin) Gayelord Hauser in 1923. In 1911 Hauser, then only sixteen, came to the United States from Germany to join his elder brother, Otto Robert Hauser, the pastor of a church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Unfortunately, very soon thereafter, the young Hauser was stricken with tuberculosis of the hip; after several operations, doctors declared his case hopeless....

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