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Daniel Junod (1865-1941)
of Henri Alexandre Junod (see below), Charles Daniel (nicknamed "Cinébref")
was born July 11th, 1865 in Saint-Martin (NE).
President of the International Federation of the Blue Cross from 1929 to 1941
Missionary & Scientist who lived most of his life in Mission in
South Africa. Read "Henri-A. Junod, Missionnaire et savant" written
by his son Henri Philippe (Philippe Henri), August 1934, published
at "la Mission Suisse dans l'Afrique
du Sud", 5 ch. des Cèdres, Lausanne, Switzerland.
of Louis Junod and Louise née Noyer, born Feb 4th, 1820 in Neuchâtel (NE).
(NE) from 1853 to 1863, at the french speaking parish of Bâle
from 1863 to 1879.
Pastor in Nice (France), then Estavayer (FR),
of numerous books.
Junod (Dr) (1904-1961)
Summarized biography: (source : FAN, 17 Jun 1961)
Junod was in charge of numerous missions throughout the world for the
International Red Cross. He obtained his doctor's diploma in 1929.
a period of probation at the Geneva cantonal Hospital, he became
clinical chief assistant in Mulhouse. It is there that in 1935 he received
for the first time a call from the International Red Cross committee,
who charged him of a mission in Ethiopia where war had started.
1936, Dr Junod went to Spain during the civil war, as delegate
general of the IRCC. He remained there in that role, after having
with both sides in conflict, the bases of the action of the International
committee. He organized numerous prisoners exchanges.
1939, still at the service of the IRCC, he organized important missions
numerous countries. Dr Junod was one of the first European allowed
americans to go to Hiroshima after the explosion
of the first atomic bomb. He
described his experience in a book called "le troisième combattant" (ed.
1947 he worked for the United Nations and, in 1948, was in charge of
a mission in China on behalf of the
interrupted following sickness.
Junod went back to active medicine, specializing in anesthesia. He
was appointed member
of the International
Red Cross Committee in 1952 of which he was a very active
element. He still accomplished a few more missions.
is in the middle of his
work as Chief doctor of the department of anesthesia of
cantonal Hospital of Geneva that Dr Junod died.
Hugh Junod (1875 - 1954)
Summarized Biography: (source:
The Madisonian, Virginia City, Montana, 9 Apr 1954)
Sep 24, 1875 in White Pigeon, Michigan, USA. Son of Charles Auguste
Junod and Caroline née Steininger. He died Apr 3rd, 1954 in Butte Hospital,
activities took him over most of the state. He was High school principal
at Marysville, was employed by the Elkhorn Mining company, ranched
at Wolf Creek and in the Rubby Valley. He was Madison's county
for eight years and became President pro tem of the senate. He
was state treasurer from 1923 to 1925.
leaving that office he went to Billings and formed a real estate company
of Junod and Caldwell. He served as director of the Security and Loan
association in the Midland Empire. In 1928 he was named President of
the Federal and Land Bank in Spokane, a position he held for eight
served as Madison county commissioner by appointment six years ago.
Since that time he has been retired and lived in Sheridan. He was a
past master of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Scottish Rite
and Shrine in Helena.
Elizabeth Junod (1861-1940)
Summarized Biography: (source
: Extract of a journal held by Georges de Tribolet, former Pasteur-aumônier
de la Maison des diaconesses, dated 6 November 1940 )
Elisabeth did all her studies in Neuchâtel where M. Henri Junod
(her father) was called as pastor in 1868.
passed her state exam as primary teacher with great success. In 1881,
she enters the "Maison
des diaconesses" of Strasbourg (France), whose sisters managed at
the time the Hospital Pourtalès in Neuchâtel.
Junod family was very much linked to the diaconesses of Strasbourg,
it is in
the middle of this active charity environment that sister Elizabeth
felt the blow of her future vocation.
having spent 10 years in Alsace, she came back to Neuchâtel where, relatively young,
she was appointed to take the management of the Hospital Pourtalès,
(source : FAN 10 Jan 1969)
to numerous activities for the reformed parish and the red cross. She
was for long the director of a Central acoustical equipment center
of the "société romande de lutte contre les effets de la surdité",
going through all villages of our county to help deaf come out of their
isolation. Her kindness and sense of charity turned her patients to
become her friends. The central committee, recognizing her work, appointed
her as member of honor of the SRLS.
(? - 1575)
of Valangin and of Neuchâtel, notary, general commissary of the county.
He built himself a manor of the renaissance style, known later as the "Château
d'Auvernier", where in died, in 1575.
Director of the Dept of civil engineering since 27 March 1829. State
counselor since 5 May 1837; deputy to the "corps législatif" and at
Auguste Junod (1802-1870)
founder of the second largest factory of Absinthe of the
nearby french town of Pontarlier.
flight passionate in Pontarlier: the beginning of the aeronautical
of Pontarlier took place on October 29, 1910 by Auguste
of his Farman biplane of 50 cv. This first flight caused
the admiration of the large crowd that had come to admire
this magic machine