Medical and Surgical Directory 1878-79 

SOURCE: The Medical And Surgical Directory of the State of Iowa. Lyons, Iowa: J.C. Hopkins, 1876.

Clinton County Medical Society.

This Society was organized in 1857. Reorganized and incorporated in January, 1869, and the Constitution and By-Laws revised and Codified in 1874. Meetings are held quarterly on the first Tuesday in January, April, July and October at such places within the County as the society from time to time determine.

The By-Laws provide that “none shall be admitted to membership in this society, except those who are regular graduates in medicine and surgery, having diplomas procured in a regular manner from medical institutions recognized by the American Medical Association."


President, C. W. Meyers, Clinton; Vice President, Wm McQuigg, Lyons; Secretary and Treasurer, H. S. Farnsworth, Clinton; Librarian, D. Langan, DeWitt.


D. Langan, DeWitt; G. W. Frost. Bellevue, Jackson County; C. W. Meyers, Clinton.


Charles P. Bissell, Valley Springs, Dakota Ter. D. W. Lundy, Albany, Whiteside Co., Ill.
John Dennison, DeWitt. Charles H. Lothrop, Lyons
John R. Elstun. A. W. Morgan, DeWitt.
P. J . Farnsworth, Clinton. A. W. Morgan, DeWitt.
H. S. Farnsworth, Clinton. C. W. Meyers, Clinton.
T. J. Forhan, Camanche. William McQuigg, Lyons.
G. W. Frost, Bellevue, Jackson Co. H. M.  McKensie, Elwood.
Thomas Gamble, Wheatland. M. G. Sloan, Charlotte.
A. J. Hobart, Clinton. G. W. Van Zant.
R. J. Hart, Low Moor. John W. Warren, Storm Lake, Beuna Vista Co.
A. B. Ireland, Camanche, (deceased.) W. S. Wallace, Camanche.
Daniel Langan, DeWitt.  


Giving names, address, place and date of graduation, and school of practice, of the physicians of the State.

NOTE: R denotes Regular in Practice; H. Homeopathic; E. Eclectic; P. M. Physic Medical; B. Botanic; * Graduation doubtful; + not a Graduate; ++ nothing known as to the standing or qualification.

N. B. If any errors exist in reference to the application of the above symbols, those who have neglected to respond to the circulars sent them are alone responsible.






Ackley, W. Lost Nation Coll. P. and S., Keokuk 1875 R
Bonesteel, W. J. Grand Mound     + R
Bielenbeck, John Wheatland     ++
Bowers, ----- Low Moor     * R
Boyd, J. H. DeWitt     + R
Cammack, F. F. Clinton London, England 1851 R
Carson, J. A. Grand Mound     + H
Churchill, Thomas Calamus     ++
Cook, D. C. Calamus State Univ, Iowa City 1873 R
Cook, David S. Wheatland Coll. P. and S., Keokuk 1855 R
Daly, M. E. Lyons     +
Dennison, John DeWitt Albany, NY 1846 R
Deeds, O. E. Delmar Bellevue, NY 1867 R
Dikeman, F. Wheatland     ++
Ennis, John E Lyons Rush, Chicago 1861 Not in practice
Farnsworth, Philo J. A. M. Clinton Coll. P. and S., NY 1860 R
Farnsworth, Henry S. Clinton Med. Dept. Univ. Vt. 1860 R
Fitzgerald, William DeWitt State Univ., Iowa City 1876 R
Forhan, T. J. Camanche Rush, Chicago 1878 R
Foristal, D. E. Clinton Homeopathic, Chicago 1878 H
Frost, A. M. Wheatland Vermont Med Coll, Woodstock 1843 R
Gamble, Thomas D. Wheatland St. Louis Med. Coll., Mo 1858 R
Hart, R. J. Low Moor State Univ., Iowa City 1876 R
Hays, ----- Clinton     * R
Hays, ----- Malone     ++
Hazard, J. H. Clinton Med. Coll. of Ohio, Cincinnati 1867 R
Heath, J. D. W. Lyons     + H
Hitchcock, L. B. Camanche     + H
Hobart, A. J. Clinton Ann Arbor 1859 R
Kellogg, C. F. Charlotte     +
King, E. H. Clinton Hahneman, Chicago 1868 H
Langan, Daniel DeWitt Coll P. and S., Keokuk 1863 R
Lee, Charles E. Calamus State Univ., Iowa City 1873 R
Lothrop, Charles H. Lyons Med. Dept. Univ. New York 1858 R
Mahana, J. H. Lyons     + R
Mathews, J. J. Lyons Coll. P. and S., Keokuk 1863 Not in practice
Manning, R. D. Camanche Rush, Chicago 1870 R
Mellick, J. B. Lyons     + R
Mewherter, J. H. Elvira     + R
Meyers, Charles W. Clinton Cleveland Med. College, Ohio 1862 R
Morgan, Albert W. DeWitt Coll P. and S., Keokuk 1870 R
McArthur, J. A. Lyons     + R
McAffee, E. M. Clinton     * H
McCormick, Henry Clinton Med. Dept. Univ. Penn., Phila. 1857 R
McKensie, H. M. Elwood Rush, Chicago 1874 R
McQuigg, William Lyons Cleveland Med. Coll., O 1861 R
Paxson, W. C. Clinton Starling, Columbus no date R
Russell, C. A. Calamus     +
Ryan, P. F. DeWitt State Univ., Iowa City 1877 R
Sheehy, John Clinton Ann Arbor, MI 1870 R
Smith, A. H. Clinton Chicago Medical College 1872  
Sloan, M. G. Charlotte Rush, Chicago 1873 R
Van Zant, G. W. Obrien Rush, Chicago 1864 R
Waggener, M. R. DeWitt Hahneman, Chicago 1870 H
Wallace, W. S. Camanche Coll P. and S., Keokuk 1878 R
Westbrook, E. M. Lyons Kemper, St. Louis, MO 1847 R
Wetmore, A. Clinton Med. Dept. Univ. New York 1848 R
Weetherell, George F. Lyons Med Dept. Univ. of NY 1856  
Wrede, Th. Lyons Miami Med. Coll., Cin. 1874 R
Yeomans, S. P. Clinton Rush, Chicago 1854 H.
Yeomans, Clara Clinton Hahneman, Chicago 1870 H