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NEEDLES, ROSCOE MURRAY: Physician & Surgeon; b Atlantic, Iowa Apr 23, 1907; s of Charles Wesley Needles-Ruby Estelle Murray; ed Atlantic HS 1925; U of Iowa MD 1932; Phi Beta Pi, pres 1931-32; m Ida Sabo May 20, 1937 Canton Ohio; s David Charles; 1932-34 interne Western Res U Hosp, Cleveland Ohio; 1934-35 resident phys Comm Hosp, Beloit Kas; 1935-40 prac med, Anita, 1940- Atlantic; Cass Co Med Soc, pres; Iowa St Med Soc; AMA; AF&AM; KP; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies: gardening & reading; grandfather J H Needles came to Atlantic 1865, an orgr First Meth Ch; grandfather R M Murray Civil War veteran, in Sherman's march to sea, came to Massena 1865, great-grandfather Chambers came to Tama Co 1840, wife 1st cousin of Buffalo Bill Cody; great-grandfather Johnson Needles came to Mount Vernon 1840 built 1st brick house in dist; off 13 W 5th; res 807 Olive, Atlantic.

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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 200.

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