George H Stanger M D
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/11/2010 at 15:08:58
Dr George H Stanger is a well known and successful physician and surgeon of Boone, where he has practice this profession continuously for the past twenty-two years. His birth occurred in Louisa county, Iowa on February 18, 1866, his parents being George and Margaret (Suitte) Stanger, the former a native of Germany and the latter of Cambridge, Ohio. The father who in 1856 took up his abode in Louisa county, Iowa was engaged in the business of carpentering and contracting thought his active career. He passed away in Valley, Nebraska, on January 1, 1913, while the demise of his wife there occurred on December 31, 1912. Unto them were born seven children as follows: Sarah Belle, who was born on June 5, 1857, and died in 1902, Mary Virginia, who is the wife of C V Crooks of Omaha, Nebraska Carrie E who gave her hand in marriage to J W Johnston of Ayrshire, Iowa, Georgiana, deceased, George H of this review, John S an agriculturist residing in Webster City, Iowa Ima Grace the wife of J S Kennedy of Valley, Nebraska.
George H Stanger acquired his early education in the district schools at Boone and when twenty-three years of age entered the State University of Iowa at Iowa City. Having determined upon the practice of medicine as a life work, he took up the study of that profession in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Chicago, which institution conferred upon him the degree of M D on March 31, 1892. He at once opened an office in Boone, Iowa and that city has remained the scene of his professional labors throughout the intervening twenty-two years. An extensive an lucrative practice has been accorded him, and he has won a merited reputation as an able physician.
On June 27, 1900 Dr Stanger was united in marriage to Miss Katharine Champlin a daughter of Frank and Lavina (York) Champlin, who took up their abode among the early settlers of Boone this state. The Doctor gives his political allegiance tot eh democracy and is identified fraternally with the Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Knights of Pythias. Both he and his wife are freely accorded the hospitality of many homes and their genuine person worth has gained for them the warm and enduring regard and friendship of all.
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