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Eugene A. Guilbert, M.D.
Mendon Twp.

Eugene A. Guilbert, M. D., McGregor, was born in Waukegan, Ill., Jan. 20, 1850, a son of Dr. Edward A. and Catherine Guilbert, nee Sommers, who were the parents of seven children, five sons and two daughters. Dr. Edward A. Guilbert is at present residing in Dubuque, Ia., and has been in active practice for the past thirty-five years. He graduated at Rush Medical College when twenty-one years of age. Eugene A. commenced reading medicine in his father's office in 1867, and was associated with him until 1878, when he attended lectures at the Homeopathic Medical College of Missouri, and afterward attended the St. Louis College of Physicians and Surgeons, graduating from that institution with high honors in 1881. He was unanimously chosen valedictorian of his class, and received a gold medal. He has held the following honorable appointments; United States Examing Surgeon for Pensions, Health Physician of Mendon Township, and Medical Examiner of A.O.U.W. and V.A.S. Lodge. In 1881 he was elected Professor of Ophthalmology and Otology in the Homeopathic College of Missouri. He was commissioned Colonel and Aid-de-camp of Governor Gear of Iowa. The Doctor is well and favorably known throughout the Northwest as an orator and writer of unquestionable ability, and ranks with the leading physicians of Clayton County.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 982
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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