Dr Sanford Martin Tweedie


Dr Sanford Martin Tweedie

Sandusky, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA
Death 4 Sep 1973 (aged 73)
Burial Sandusky, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 53678693 View Source
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The Times Herald, Wednesday, September 5, 1973

Dr. Sanford Martin Tweedie, Sandusky, a well-known Michigan physician for more than 50 years, died Tuesday.

Dr. Tweedie was born June 27, 1900 in Sandusky, the son of Dr. George Sanford Tweedie and Winifred Evans Tweedie. He graduated from Sandusky High School and Ferris Institute prior to graduating with a degree of Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1921. In May 1971, Dr. Martin Tweedie was honored by Wayne State University for 50 years of practicing medicine.

Along with his father, Dr. George Sanford Tweedie, and his brother, Dr. George Evans Tweedie, Dr. Tweedie established and operated a hospital in Sandusky for more than 20 years, and thereafter they operated Tweedie Clinic.

On March 15, 1924, Dr. Tweedie married Arleen Jones of Bay City.

Dr. Tweedie was a member of the American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, and Sanilac County Medical Society. He also was a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Tweedie was a member of the Sandusky Board of Education for 15 years, serving 14 years as president. He was Sanilac County Republican Chairman for a number of years. He also was a life member of the Russell Wakefield American Legion Post, a life member of Custer Masonic Lodge, a past member of the Sandusky Rotary Club, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sandusky.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Aleen Tweedie; a daughter, Mrs. William (Cozette) Grabb, Ann Arbor; two sons, Sanford Martin Tweedie III, Port Huron, and Terrence E. Tweedie, Essexville, Mich.; a brother, Dr. George Evans Tweedie; eight grandchildren and two nieces.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Hacker Funeral Parlor in Sandusky. The Sanilac County Medical Society will act as honorary pallbearers.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Dr. Tweedie was a World War I veteran.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Fund at St. Joseph Hospital, Ann Arbor, in care of Dr. John Nixon, or to the First Presbyterian Church, Sandusky.

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