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Dr Theophilus Parvin Caplinger
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1880
New Market (Montgomery County)
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1919
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

On Aug 15, 1917, he enlisted and was trained at Ft. Riley, KS; he was later transferred to a base hospital at Camp Logan, Houston. From Medical Ward Surgeon he was advanced to Officers' Ward Surgeon and promoted to the rank of Major. The Medical Association commended him for innovative research with a serum in the treatment of influenza and spinal meningitis. His article was included in the Medical Journal. On Dec 26, 1 918, he suffered a ruptured appendix and died Jan 1, 1919 from peritonitis. His body was given military escort to the station where he where he received a gun salute from the 43rd Infantry. The military escort was one of the largest seen in Houston. 
 
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  Lena Richey Caplinger (1880 - 1973)
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Grant Avenue Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Ed Elder
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
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Dr Theophilus Parvin Caplinger
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US Army Vet WW1
- Ed Elder
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