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Dr Milton T. McCarty
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1873
Burlington
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1938
Frankfort
Clinton County
Indiana, USA

Milton was the son of Jonathan C. and Agnes (Shanklin) McCarty. His father was first married to Delila Johnson (daughter of John and Sally Johnson) and they had four children; Mary M., Acantha C., William L., and James B. McCarty. Delila died March 14, 1868. Jonathan remarried to Agnes on March 23, 1871 in Carroll County, Indiana. They had three children; Milton, Charles E. and a daughter who died in infancy.

Milton married Mabel Sheffler on October 15, 1902. They had a son John and a daughter Virginia.

Milton graduated in 1899 from Indiana University with the degree of A. B. and in 1902 with the degree of M. D., having taught high school in Ockley, Carroll County in winter terms and attending college in spring and summer.

It was from Carroll County Dr. McCarty was elected to the state legislature in 1898 and re-elected in 1900 while still a student in the university. He was elected State Senator in 1908, where he served as the youngest member in the senatorial body during the sessions of 1909 and 1911.

He was a prominent physician, medical examiner and one of the founders of the Peoples Life Insurance Company. In 1903 he moved from Rossville to Frankfort where he began the general practice of medicine.

Milton was affiliated for a number of years with the Presbyterian church, the local orders of Woodmen of the World and the Masons.

At the time of his death he was survived by his wife, a son, John Sheffler McCarty, of Akron, Ohio, a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Anderson, of Evanston, Illinois, a granddaughter, Carol Jean McCarty, a grandson, Dennis McCarty Anderson, a brother, Charles McCarty, a half-sister, Mrs. Reigle, and a half brother, William L. McCarty, of Frankfort. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Clayborn McCarty (1824 - 1898)
  Agnes Y Shanklin McCarty (1837 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel Sheffler McCarty (1877 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Virginia McCarty Anderson (1909 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary M McCarty Douglas (____ - 1911)**
  Acantha Caroline Riegle (1857 - 1954)**
  William L. McCarty (1860 - 1942)**
  James McCarty (1862 - 1881)**
  Sadie J. McCarty (1865 - 1936)**
  Milton T. McCarty (1873 - 1938)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rossville Cemetery
Rossville
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Jan Dishon
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71641297
Dr Milton T. McCarty
Added by: Lynne Ream
 
Dr Milton T. McCarty
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Added by: M & K Fine
 
 
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Please click on his photo for good informationn from an ad for him in 1918. Explains his life's work.
- Lynne Ream
 Added: Jul. 23, 2013

- Descendants of Darby and Hannah McCarty
 Added: Jun. 28, 2012

- Jan Dishon
 Added: Jun. 20, 2011
 
 
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