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S.N. Bixby
Cass Twp.

Dr. S. N. Bixby, who is well known throughout Northeastern Iowa, has been actively connected with the medical profession of Clayton and adjoining counties for the last few years. He was born in Starksboro, Vt. May 16, 1844. On the 11th day of June, 1863, Dr. Bixby was united in marriage to Miss Emily Denton, formerly of Fitchville, Huron County, Ohio. He with his parents, Rev. N.W. Bixby and Ruby Bixby, came to Iowa in 1847, and settled in Clayton County, where he was reared and received his early education. The principal part of his literary education, was however received at Northwestern College, Chicago, Ill. and at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Keokuk, Ia., and graduated from the last named institution in 1877. He soon located at Strawberry Point, where his success was at once assured and where he still resides. He is a Republican in politics, and an ernest worker in the educational affairs of the county and town in which he lives. Prior to engaging in the practices of mecicine he was actively employed as teacher and principal in several public and high schools of the County and State, among which might be mentioned the successful principalship of the Elkader High School, for a team of years.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 690-91
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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