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Dr Edward Leonidas Lathrop
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1844
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1925
Marshalltown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA

Dr. Edward Leonidas, son of, Samuel G. and Cynthia (Clay) Lathrop.

Dr. Edward Leonidas married Emma Hedrick in 1873.

Edward Leonidas and Emma Hedrick child is:

Edward H. Lathrop

LATHROP, E.L. DR., physician and surgeon; office cor. Main and Jefferson streets; residence Green street; born Sept. 19, 1844, in Madison Co., N.Y.; in 1857, came to Chicago; in 1865, was appointed Assistant Surgeon of the 10th Illinois Cavalry; served about twenty months. Commenced the study of medicine in 1860 and graduated in 1866 at the Rush Medical collage, Chicago; he was the youngest Assistant Surgeon west of the Mississippi River -- but 20 years of age at the time of his commission; practiced his profession from 1866 to 1870, in Chicago, then removed to Ottumwa, and has been a resident here ever since; has been Coroner four years; he organized the Museum of Comparative Anatomy at Rush Medical College in 1868, and has now the largest private museum in the State; in 1877, he fitted up an Electric Infirmary, and still keeps it in operation. Married Miss Emma Hedrick in 1873, daughter of Wesley Hedrick, of Dahlonega Tp.; she was born in Wapello Co.; have one child -- Edward H. Democrat.

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Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune

 
 
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  Emma Jane Hedrick Lathrop (1848 - 1925)
 
Inscription:
SURGEON 12TH IN ILL.CAV.
 
Burial:
Columbia Cemetery
Chillicothe
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Yvette Aune
Record added: Jan 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33055817
 


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