N. Charles MacMath, 90, podiatrist

Published: 2011-04-19 11:32:44
Author: Sally A. Downey

 N. Charles MacMath, 90, a podiatrist who practiced in Mayfair for 40 years and cofounded the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, died of cancer Thursday, March 24, at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, Pa.

Dr. MacMath graduated from Frankford High School and the Temple University School of Chiropody. On weekends, he was a violinist and leader of a band, the Mayfair Yankees.

During World War II, he served in the Navy in the States and in the Philippines. After his discharge, he opened a podiatric practice in Mayfair.

He also was on the faculty of Temple's School of Chiropody, which closed in 1960. Three years later, Dr. MacMath became one of six founders of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia.