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Clark, Dr. Henry H. 1842-1925

CLARK

Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 6/28/2011 at 04:23:10

McGregor Physician, Prominent in State Affairs, Dies at 82
McGregor, Ia., Jan 19 - Dr. H.H. Clark, 82, believed to be Iowa's oldest practicing physician, died Sunday morning at his home here. He had been ill with heart disease for about six weeks. He was born Oct. 12, 1842 in Pennsylvania and the family moved to Illinois when he was 8 years old. He served during the Civil war in the Ninety-second Illinois mounted infantry. After graduating from Northwestern medical college at Chicago in 1870, he came to McGregor. For the past 20 years he has conducted a private hospital here. When the first Iowa board of health was created Dr. Clark became a member and served 13 years. He was president of the first state board of medical examiners. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon.

~Waterloo Evening Courier, January 19, 1925


 

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