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Biography of G. W. Traylor Dr.

Dr. G. W. Traylor, who practices in association with Dr. J. Arthur Knoop at McCune, was born in Neosho County, Kansas, July 9, 1877, and is a son of Dr. J. B. and Mary Augusta (Meade) Traylor. The Traylor family came originally from France, where the name was spelled Trealor, and located in the Carolinas during colonial times. Dr. J. B. Traylor, father of Dr. G. W. Traylor, was born in Indiana, in 1846, and died at McCune, Kansas, in 1899. As a young man he went to Chicago, Illinois, where he attended Rush Medical College, one of the oldest and most prominent in the country, and while in that city was married. After his graduation from the medical institution he began practice at Chicago, but in 1877 removed to Kansas City, Missouri, and there attended the Kansas City Medical College, from which he was duly graduated. In 1877 he came to Kansas, locating first at Jacksonville, Neosho County, and in 1880 changed to McCune, where he was the pioneer physician of the town and where he built up a large professional business. He continued to make his home here during the remainder of his life, and won the respect of his fellow practitioners, the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the reverence and gratitude of his patients. He was politically a democrat, and fraternally affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Mrs. Traylor, who bore the maiden name of Mary Augusta Meade, was born in 1859, in New York City, and still survives her husband, being a resident of McCune. They were the parents of the following children:...

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