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 Otis M. “O.M.” Keyes

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Otis M. “O.M.” Keyes

Birth
Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Death 1937 (aged 82–83)
Burial Dana, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 86513916 View Source
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Per the "Biographical and Historical Record of Vermillion County, Indiana"

OTIS M. KEYES, M. D., one of the leading physicians and surgeons of " Vermillion County, was born in Helt Township, this county, three miles from Dana, August 3, 1854, his father, Dr. Cuthbert Keyes, also being a native of Vermillion County. He was reared principally on a farm, and in his youth received good educational advantages, in the common schools of his neighborhood and at the academy at Bloomingdale, Indiana. After completing his education he taught school four years in Vermillion and Parke Counties. He subsequently attended the Kentucky School of Medicine, at Louisville, and graduated from that institution June 28, 1877, with the liiglicst honors, receiving the gold medal which at that time was awarded to the person graduating with first honors in all branches.
In the fall of 1877 he located at Dana, and immediately engaged in the practice of medicine, where he has since built up a large and lucrative practice, and by his kind and cordial disposition, "and honorable dealings he has gained the confidence and respect of all who know hiin. August 7, 1878, he was united in marriage to Miss Labelle Hunt, a daughter of Isaac Hunt, of Dana. One child has been born to this union, named Paul H. The doctor is a member of both the Masonic and Odd Fellows orders, and takes an active interest in these organizations, he has held the office of township trustee one term, and is at present a member of the board of health of Dana.

He was the doctor who delivered Ernie Pyle.


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  • Created by: Cindy TM
  • Added: 9 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86513916
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/86513916/otis-m-keyes : accessed ), memorial page for Otis M. “O.M.” Keyes (6 Aug 1854–1937), Find a Grave Memorial ID 86513916, citing Bales Cemetery, Dana, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Cindy TM (contributor 46849602) .