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Dr Alpha Garrett Wright Childs
Birth: Apr. 21, 1871
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1961
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA

(Information submitted by Karen Phillips #46884884)

Son of Alonzo Theodore Childs and Katie Williamson
Married May Z. Springer 14 May 1902, Marion Co., IN
Madison Courier
30 March 1961

Dr. Childs; 89, Dies Here This Morning

Dr. A. G. W. Childs, 89, died at 3 o'clock this morning at his residence, 412 E. Main St. A native of Middletown, O., he began his medicine practice in this city in 1900, moving here from Belleview.

In 1906 he retired from his profession due to ill health, returning to it ten years later. During the interim he taught school at Kokomo and at Central College, Pella, Ia.

Dr. Childs had the first x-ray equipment in this area, purchasing a machine when they were first available in 1900. He had thereafter specialized in physical therapy and x-ray diagnosis and therapy.

He graduated from Franklin college in 1897 and from Chicago Homeopathic Medical College in 1900, and had been a member of the local, state and national Medical Associations since that time.

A member of the Masonic lodge he was also a former Rotarian.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Wallace Childs, this city, a daughter, Mrs. Harold G. Cassidy, of West Haven, Conn., a brother, Lee Childs of Detroit, Mich. and two granddaughters.

His wife, the former Miss May Z. Springer, preceded him in death a number of years ago.

Services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Vail Memorial funeral home under direction of Rev. John DeVries. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 o'clock this evening. 
Family links: 
  T. A. Childs (1845 - 1913)
  Catharine Williamson Childs (1848 - 1931)
  May Z. Springer Childs (1873 - 1949)*
  Kathryn Myra Childs Cassidy (1907 - 1996)*
  Wallace Edward Childs (1909 - 1986)*
  Alpha Garrett Wright Childs (1871 - 1961)
  Jennie Viola Childs Denny (1874 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Burried with his wife
Springdale Cemetery
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Lot 41 Oakdale
Maintained by: Karen Phillips
Originally Created by: Suzy H.
Record added: Jan 24, 2011
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Dr Alpha Garrett Wright Childs
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Dr Alpha Garrett Wright Childs
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Dr Alpha Garrett Wright Childs
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- Karen Phillips
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- Karen Phillips
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Rest in peace
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