William McCulley James(1880 – July 10, 1942) was the manager of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1904-1905 season, and was a member in 1905-1906. While at the University of Virginia he was also the editor of the University of Virginia Magazine, a member of the Washington Literary Society, Kappa Alpha, the Hot Feet, O.W.L., and a charter member of the Raven Society.
After graduating from the University, Dr. James worked in the vicinity of the Panama Canal studying malaria. He settled there and became the chief of the medical service of Panama Hospital, establishing himself as an authority on malaria, dysentery, and other tropical diseases. He is buried in the Corozal American Cemetery in Panama City.
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- "Dr William M James, Corozal American Cemetery and Memorial". Find-A-Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=JA&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GScntry=72&GSsr=1&GRid=38368849&. Retrieved 2013-09-29.
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- "Dr. William M. James: Tropical Disease Authority was Honored by Panama President". New York Times. 1942-07-11. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F40914FD3B58167B93C3A8178CD85F468485F9.