Iowa Medical Profession in the Great War


Lieutenant M. F. Joynt

Want Dr. Joynt Discharged

Cherokee, IA, Jan 1-The town council of Marcus at a special meeting adopted resolutions asking for the immediate discharge from the United States service of Lieut. M. F. Joynt, formerly a practicing physician of Marcus, who is now in the medical branch of the army. The resolutions were forwarded to the commanding officer of the camp in Georgia where Lieut. Joynt is stationed. His return is asked to assist in caring for influenza patients, the influenza situation in that town having been alarming during the past few weeks.

source: Emmetsburg Democrat, Emmetsburg, Palo Alto Co., Iowa, Wednesday, Jan 8, 1919


~ Transcribed by Cathy Joynt Labath for 'Iowa in the Great War' IAGenWeb Special Project, August 2006. [note: Lieut. M. F. Joynt is Cathy's Grand Uncle]