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H. Newell Sill, M.D.
Cass Twp.

H. Newell Sill, M. D., of the allopathic school of medicine, was born in Hinsdale, N. Y., Oct. 29, 1832, and was a son of Elijah and Margaret Sill, nee Conrad, the former a native of Connecticut, the latter of New York. He received his primary education in Hinsdale, and at the age of twenty began the study of medicine under Dr. J. M. Palmer; subsequently continued his studies under S. W. Green, M. D. He attended a course of lectures at Buffalo, N. Y., being licensed to practice in 1864. He graduated from the Iowa State University in 1873, having located in Strawberry Point, in the practice of his profession, in 1868. He has devoted all his energies and talents to his chosen calling, and has been very successful as a practitioner. His marriage occurred in Hinsdale, N. Y., in September, 1854, to Laura Ann Scofield, who was born in Schroon, N. Y., and was a daughter of Harvey and Elizabeth Scofield. They have two children-- Allie M., who married Calvin Kirkpatrick, and Herbert L. Dr. Sill is a member of the Northern Iowa Medical Society, and the Iowa State Medial Society, and the Iowa State Alumni Association and American Medical Association. He is a surgeon of the C. M. & St. P. R. R. and is a member of the congregational church.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 704
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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