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ASKREN, David L.


Posted By: Tony Mercer (email)
Date: 2/13/2022 at 09:06:20

Bedford Times-Press
February 9, 1939, Page 5


D[avid] L. ASKREN, a former resident of Mount Ayr and a cousin of Mrs. Lee [Levi] D[uBois] GARNER [May (ASKREN)] of Bedford, died recently at his home in Fayoum, Egypt. Burial was made in Cairo, Egypt.

He was born in Mount Ayr on May 28, 1875, and received his early schooling there, later attending in St. Joseph, Mo., and graduating from the Central Medical School there in 1896. He practiced medicine in Appanoose County, also at Beaconsfield and Tingley, going to Egypt in 1899, where he was given the position as assistant physician in the United Presbyterian hospital in Assiut. He remained there a few years and then established a home in the Fayoum, where he practiced until his death.

He is survived by his wife [Alice B. (UNDERWOOD)], a daughter, five sons, and a granddaughter. Also by one brother and two sisters.


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