March 15, 1970
George William Stanley Ish, a prominent and highly respected black physician in both the black and white communities in Little Rock (Pulaski County), died. He is buried in Haven of Rest Cemetery in Little Rock. Ish was educated in Little Rock public schools and held academic degrees from Talladega College in Georgia and Yale University. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the Pulaski County and Arkansas Medical Societies and was on the staff of Arkansas Baptist Medical Center and St. Vincent Infirmary.