According to these excerpts, Clinton County had a Medical Society:

1876 – Clinton County Medical Institute, Carlyle, Illinois, May 2, 1876

According to a previous call made in April, the physicians of Clinton county met in Carlyle, in Library Hall . . .

The following gentlemen then signed the constitution and by-laws:

AFFOLTER, Dr. Jacob
BALL, Dr. C. E.
BERGER, Dr. L. A.
BURHMAN, Dr. A.
GISSEY, Dr. E.
GORDON, Dr. J. T.
HEELEY, Dr. D. C.
KNAPP, Dr. J. P.
MARS, Dr. B. M.
MCCABE. Dr. John
MCGAFFIGAN, Dr. A. J.
MEYER, Dr. J.
MOORE, Dr. D. N.
PARKER, Dr. S. M.
RAMSAY, Dr. E. S.
WATTS, Dr. W. L.

Source:  Union Banner, Thursday, May 4, 1876
 
Clinton County Medical Society As of 1886
Medical Doctor Office Residence
TONEY, E. P. President Trenton
RAMSEY, E. S. Vice-President Carlyle
GAFFNER, T. Treasurer Trenton
GORDON, J. T. Secretary Carlyle
BALL, C. E. Examining Board  
TONEY, L. C. Examining Board  
MCGAFFIGAN, A. J. Examining Board  

Source: Official Register of Physicians and Midwives, State Board of Health of Illinois, 1886

This page was compiled by Dorothy Falk.

Last modified: 07 October 2011