Dr. Arcangelo R.T. D'Amore, 65, a retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who had a private practice in Washington and had been a member of the D.C. Superior Court Commission on Mental Health, died Jan. 27 at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital after a heart attack.
Dr. D'Amore, who lived in Barnesville, Md., was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He graduated from Ohio State University, where he earned his degree in medicine. He graduated from the Washington School of Psychiatry and the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute.
During World War II, he served in the Army Medical Corps in Europe and was a psychiatrist at the Nuremberg war crimes trials. He moved to Washington after the war and joined the staff of St. Elizabeths Hospital.
He began his private practice in the late 1940s. He taught psychiatry at the Howard University medical school from 1952 to 1956 and again from 1963 to 1970. He retired for health reasons in 1984.
Dr. D'Amore was the past president of the D.C. chapter of the Washington Psychiatric Society, which also has chapters in Maryland and Virginia. He was the past chairman of the committees on history and archives of both the Washington Psychoanalytic Society and the American Psychoanalytic Association.
He was a past president of the St. Elizabeths Hospital Medical Society and a member of the Italian Executives of America.
His books include "William Alanson White: The Washington Years: 1903-1937" and "Jelliffe: American Psychoanalyst and Psychologist."
His wife, Alice Mason D'Amore, died in 1983. Survivors include a daughter, Joy D'Amore of Washington, and two brothers, Amanto, of Brookfield, Ohio, and Adanto, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.