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Dr Edmund Leonidas Lathrop

Madison County, New York, USA
Death 10 May 1891 (aged 46)
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Burial Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 33055817 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 19 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33055817
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Edmund Leonidas Lathrop (19 Sep 1844–10 May 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33055817, citing Ottumwa Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Yvette Aune (contributor 47044096) .