1925 Biography - O Martin

Dr. O. P. Martin, whose family is given under West, passed on in 1924. He practiced medicine in West Eden community and Belknap for fifty five years. He was loved by all who knew him and was never known to refuse a call if he was able to go. He was a true type of the country doctor that is fast passing. He studied medicine under Dr. Robert Whitnell, one of the four doctor Whitnells who came to this county from Kentucky before the Civil War. He later graduated from the American Medical College of St. Louis, Mo. He was a Mason, Odd Fellow and a liberal supporter of the M. E. church.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 475.

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