Philip S Moser MD
MOSER, WILCOX, FORD
Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/30/2006 at 00:23:15
Philip S Moser MD, physician and surgeon, Boonsboro, was born July 17, 1829, in Charleston, South Carolina, and is the son of Dr Philip Moser, of the same city, his mother is a daughter of Sir Charles Wilcox, of England, in March 1852, he graduated at Philadelphia Medical college, settling in Muscatine county, Iowa, the next month, in March 1854 he came to his present location, he has made a specialty of surgery and obstetrics, and is a member of the Iowa State Medical Society, of the American Association, of which he was chosen the first president, he is and has been a county physician, and also commissioner of insanity for Boone county, he is at present examining surgeon for the New York Life Insurance Company, the Chicago Life Insurance and several others, he was married in April 1852, to Miss Mary Ford, daughter of Athanasus Ford, formerly deputy collector of the port of Philadelphia, their family consists of four children, three daughters and one son: Mary S, Charlotte S, Annie and Duncan, have lost tow sons: Philip s and Philip, Dr Moser is a courteous gentleman of the old school, but liberal in his views
1880 Boone Co History Book
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