|Known for||Leading orthopedic surgeon|
|College football career|
|North Carolina Tar Heels|
|College||North Carolina (1892)|
|Career highlights and awards|
The son of American Civil War Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hoke, Michael Hoke spent his childhood in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was a nephew of Robert Van Wyck, the first Mayor of New York City after the consolidation of the five boroughs in 1898.
He was involved in the founding of the first Scottish Rite Children's Hospital in Decatur, Georgia. He served as one of five orthopedic consultants in the development of Shriners' Children's Hospitals across the United States. He served on the Alfred I. DuPont Institute for Crippled Children in Wilmington, Delaware.
In 1931, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt appointed Hoke as the medical director of the Institution for the Treatment of Infantile Paralysis in Warm Springs, Georgia.
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