Medical and Surgical Directory - 1886/87

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, re-organized 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, R. J. Hart, Low Moor; Vice President, A. Reynolds, Clinton; Secretary and Treasurer, George Hofstetter, Lyons; Librarian, Daniel Langan, DeWitt.


Thomas D. Gamble, Wheatland; F. P. Batchelder, Lyons; John Dennison, DeWitt.


F. P. Batchelder, Lyons Chas. H. Lothrop, Lyons
John Dennison, DeWitt William McQuigg, Lyons
William Fitzgerald, Grand Mound Albert W. Morgan, DeWitt
Thomas D. Gamble, Wheatland M. C. Osborn, Delmar
R. J. Hart, Low Moor Albert Reynolds, Clinton
George, Hofstetter, Lyons W. J. Saunders, -----
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; || no corroborative evidence as to graduation on file in this office.

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.






Batchelder, F. P. Lyons Rush, Chicago 1881 R
Bielenburg, John Wheatland     ++
Blunt, A. W. Clinton Chicago. Homeopathic 1878 H
Boyd, J. H. DeWitt     + R
Brobst, D. B. Lost Nation Jefferson, Phil 1882 R
Brown, M. E. Clinton     + Irregular
Burke, T. F. DeWitt College P & S, Chicago 1883 R
Cook, D. C. Calamus University Iowa, Iowa City 1873 R
Dennison, John DeWitt Albany Med College, NY 1846 R
Dieckman, F Wheatland     + H
Drayer, A. M. C. Lyons Botanic   +
Everhart, R. E. Clinton University Iowa, Iowa City 1882 R
Farnsworth, P. J. Clinton Coll P & S, NY 1860 R
Fitzgerald, William Grand Mound University Iowa, Iowa City 1876 R
Gamble, Thomas D. Wheatland St. Louis Med Coll. Mo 1858 R
Gruber, Karl Lyons Hahnemann, Chicago 1886 H
Gunther, F. S. Wheatland     +
Hart, R. J. Low Moor University Iowa, Iowa City 1876 R
Hays, W. F. Malone     ++
Hitchcock, L. B. Camanche     + H
Hobart, A. J. Clinton Ann Arbor 1859 R
Hofstetter, J. J. Lyons ||   R
Hofstetter, George Lyons Rush, Chicago 1882 R
Homerighausen, George Wheatland Univ of MD., Baltimore 1885 R
Kehoe, James Clinton University Iowa, Iowa City 1884 R
Kellogg, C. F. Clinton     +
King, E. H. Clinton Hahnemann, Chicago 1868 H
Kniskern, L. H. Clinton     + R
Langan, Daniel DeWitt University Iowa, Keokuk 1863 R
LeBeau, Lewis A. Charlotte Faculty of Medicine, Paris, France 1875 R
Lindley, F. H. Lyons     + Irregular
Lothrop, Charles H. Lyons Univ of the City of New York 1858 R
Lowell, J. S. Clinton Hahnemann, Chicago 1878 H
MacQuigg, Wm Lyons Univ Western Reserve, Cleveland, O 1861 R
Marner, Wm. A. Bryant Univ Iowa, Iowa City 1885 R
McAfee, Edwin M. Clinton Hom. Philadelphia 1855 H
McCormick, Henry Clinton Med. Dept. Univ. Penna., Phil. 1857 R
McKenzie, H. M. Elwood Rush, Chicago 1874 R
McLaughlin, J. B. Delmar E. M. Institute, Cincinnati, O 1860 E
Mellick, J. B. Lyons     + Thompsonian
Meyers, Charles W. Clinton Cleveland Med. Coll. Ohio 1862 R
Meyers, E. K. Riggs     + R
Miller, W. Lost Nation Hom. Dept. Univ. Iowa, Iowa City 1881 H
Morgan, albert W. DeWitt Coll P & S, Keokuk 1870 R
Osborn, M. C. Delmar Junction Univ Iowa, Iowa City 1882 R
O'Doherty, Daniel DeWitt Rush, Chicago 1880 R
Reynolds, A. Clinton Univ. Vt., Burlington 1864 R
Risley, John S. Grand Mound     + H
Rogers, R. A. Welton Cinn Coll M and S., Ohio 1877 R
Ryan, P. F. DeWitt Univ Iowa, Iowa City 1877 R
Sheehy, John Clinton Ann Arbor, Michigan 1870 R
Smith, A. H. Clinton Chicago Med Coll 1872 R
Smith, George A. Clinton Univ Iowa, Iowa City 1881 R
Truax, H. G. Lyons Univ Iowa, Iowa City 1886 R
Voight, Henry Wheatland     ++
Waggoner, M. R. DeWitt Hahnemann, Chicago 1871 H
Wallace, W. S. Camanche Coll P & S, Keokuk 1878 R
Wetmore, A. Clinton Med. Dept. Univ. NY 1848 R
Yeomans, Clara Clinton Hahnemann, Chicago 1870 H