Wallace G Laidley M D
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/11/2010 at 15:07:33
Dr Wallace G Laidley has been a medical practitioner of Pilot Mound for the past eight years and enjoys a reputation as an able and successful representative of the profession in this county, His birth occurred in Kingston, Canada, on January 23, 1876, his parents being William H and Mary D (Gilmour) Laidley, who were likewise natives of that country. The father who followed general agricultural pursuits in Canada throughout his native business career, passed away on November 9, 1901. The mother survives, however, and yet makes her home in Canada. Their children are seven in number, namely: Oswald, Maude, Florence, Addie, Wallace G, Douglas and Kenneth.
Wallace G Laidley was reared to manhood in his native country and attended the public schooling in the acquirement of an education. Desiring to prepare for a professional career, eh entered the medical department of Queens University at Kingston, Canada, and was graduated fro the tat institution with the class of April, 1906. He then came direct to Pilot Mound, Boone county, Iowa, and he has here followed his profession continuously to the present time, being accorded an extensive and gratifying practice, He has demonstrated his skill and ability in the successful treatment of many difficult cases and ever keeps abreast with the most advance methods of his profession through membership in the Boone County Medical Society, the Iowa State Medical Society, and the American Medical Association.
On June 30, 1909, Dr Laidley was untied in marriage to Miss Mae Mather, a daughter of Irving C and Lillie (Caldwell) Mather, who were natives of Iowa and Indiana respectively. Irving C Mather came to Boone county in an early day and embarked I the real estate and insurance business, being successfully identified there with until he passed away on December 20, 1900. To him and his wife, who survives and resides in Boone, were born two children: Mrs Mae Laidley, and Guy C who is a resident of Sheldahl, Iowa. Dr Laidley give his political allegiance to the republican party and is a Methodist in religious faith. Fraternally he is identified with the Masons, the Eastern Star, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Modern Woodmen of American and the Royal Neighbors. He is most conscientious in the performance of his professional duties and in every relation of life is actuate by high and honorable principles.
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