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Dr William Evans Casselberry
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1858
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1916
Lake Forest
Lake County
Illinois, USA

Son of Jacob Rush Casselberry and Ellen Evans. Husband of Lillian Hibbard. Father of Hibbard J. Casselberry (founder of Casselberry, Florida), William Evans Casselberry and Catharine

Dr. William Evans Casselberry was a collateral descendant of Dr. Benjamin Rush, after whom Rush Medical College was named. He was the son of Jacob Rush Casselberry and Ellen Lane Evans and was born in Philadelphia, September 6, 1858. Graduating from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1879, he did post-graduate work in Vienna and in London. Dr. Casselberry 's practice in Chicago began in 1883. In that year he was elected professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Northwestern University Medical School, holding that position until 1894. He was then made professor of laryngology and rhinology in the same school. For years he was attending laryngologist and rhinologist to St. Luke's and Wesley Memorial hospitals. He was a member of the American Medical Association, a member and president of the American Laryngological Society and president of the Chicago Laryngological Society. He was active in the affairs of the American Climatological Association, the Illinois State and Chicago medical societies, the Chicago Academy of Sciences, the Chicago Tuberculosis Institute, the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis and the Physicians' Club of Chicago. On June 23, 1891, he married Miss Lillian Hibbard, who, with a daughter, Catharine, and two sons, Hibbard and William Evans Casselberry, Jr., survived him. He died at his summer home at Lake Forest, Ill, July 11, 1916.

History of medicine and surgery and physicians and surgeons of Chicago ... By Chicago Medical Society 
Family links: 
  Jacob Rush Casselberry (1832 - 1917)
  Ellen L. Evans Casselberry (1830 - 1867)
  Lillian Hibbard Casselberry (1864 - 1946)
  Hibbard Casselberry (1893 - 1969)*
  Annie Casselberry Thatcher (1855 - 1878)*
  Maggie Casselberry (1856 - 1858)*
  William Evans Casselberry (1858 - 1916)
  J. R. Casselberry (1867 - 1867)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Sonia Sanchez
Record added: Jan 29, 2013
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Dr William Evans Casselberry
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Dr William Evans Casselberry
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- Sonia Sanchez
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013

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