Dr William Edgar Lower

Dr William Edgar Lower

Birth
Chili, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA
Death 17 Jun 1948 (aged 81)
Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 63650706 · View Source
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William Edgar Lower was born to Henry & Anna Mary Deetz/Dietz Lower in the little farming community of Chili, Coshocton Co.,OH. Henry Lower had been an educator in the town of Baltic, Tuscarawas Co., OH - later turning to farming in the area of Chili, Coshocton Co. William Edgar's siblings were Hezekial "Harry", Dr. Jacob D, Drusilla "Lillie" Rosa, Eliza Jane, Sarah Elizabeth & Weber Orlandus Lower. In 1909 William Edgar married Mabel Freeman - he was 42 - She was 33yrs of age. They were the parents of Mary Molly Lower - she was born Oct. 6, 1910 in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Lower - along with his cousin Dr. George Crile - were the founders of the Cleveland Clinic. They began in very humble surroundings - purchasing homes in one particular neighorhood of Cleveland where they could set up several offices for doctors. His brother Jacob D Lower - was also a physcian in Coshocton. Dr. William Lower was in the War Zone at the opening of the European Conflict being stationed in Paris in 1915. He was relieved of his duties (having served his term of service) at the Harvard Medical Assoc. and returned to America. A complete history of his advancements in the field of medical & surgical procedures can be read on Google or Bing web sites. Dr. Lower was interred at Arlington National Cemetery. Submitted by First Cousin 2X Removed - Peter (Lower) Rodgers.


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  • Created by: Anita Rodgers
  • Added: 2 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63650706
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William Edgar Lower (6 May 1867–17 Jun 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63650706, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Anita Rodgers (contributor 47042241) .