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Biography of Harry G. Greditzer, M.D.

Dr. Harry G. Greditzer, specializing in the practice of surgery in St. Louis, was born in Nevada, Missouri, December 4, 1889, a son of A. S. Greditzer, a native of Germany, who came to the United States in 1870, when sixteen years of age, first settling in New York and afterward removing to Mississippi, while in 1887 he came to Missouri. He was a resident of Nevada, this state, for thirteen years and in 1900 removed to St. Louis, where he has since made his home and continues in business as a commercial traveler. He married Rose L. Levy, who was born in Quincy, Illinois, and came of German lineage. She passed away in St. Louis in 1914, at the age of fifty-nine years. Their only child, Dr. Greditzer, was educated in the public schools of Boonville and Centralia, Missouri, and in the Riddick school of St. Louis, while later he was graduated from the Central high school of this city with the class of 1908. He next entered the medical department of Washington university and won his professional degree in 1912. Immediately after his graduation he entered upon the practice of medicine in St. Louis, specializing in genito-urinary surgery, and is today well known as a urologist. He is a member of the St. Louis Medical Society, the Missouri State Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association and the Southern Medical Association. He is likewise a member of the medical staff of Washington University and is assistant in surgery and surgeon to out-patients in the genito-urinary clinic. He is well known as a regular contributor...

Biography of Granville S. Hoss, Jr.

Granville S. Hoss, Jr. Since his appointment to the office of postmaster of Cherryvale, in 1915, Granville S. Hoss, Jr., has been discharging the duties of his responsible position in a capable and conscientious manner that has given the people of the city no reason to complain of their mail service. Prior to assuming the duties of this office, Mr. Hoss had been connected with several business houses and had displayed ability that brought him favorably forward as made of official timber. Mr. Hoss was born at Nevada, Missouri, December 28, 1885, and is a son of Granville S. and Julia (McBride) Hoss. The Hoss family has been in America since 1756, in which year Johannes Hoss emigrated from Germany and settled in Pennsylvania, from whence the family drifted to the West and South. Samuel B. Hoss, grandfather of Granville S., was born in 1819, in Greenville, Tennessee, and was there reared, educated and married. When still a young man he migrated to Missouri, where he taught school for some years, but finally turned his attention to farming and developed a good farm, on which he carried on operations until his retirement from active affairs. He died at Southwest City, Missouri, in 1904. Samuel B. Hoss married Almeda Snell, of the well-known family of that name in Tennessee, in which state she was born, and they became the parents of the following children: A. B., who is a banker of Southwest City, Missouri; Granville S.; Emma, who is the wife of L. O. Ellis, D. D. S., a retired dental practitioner of Kansas City, Missouri; O. H., an attorney...

Biography of Raymond William Moore, M. D.

Raymond William Moore, M. D. Medicine embraces a vast field of knowledge and the successful physician must be a man of varied learning. Never at any time has the healing art demanded more in its practioners than at the present day and never has the profession given so fair an account of itself. Find the leading physician in a community and this acquaintance will indicate, with few exceptions, the man of most intellectual attainments, the keenest mind, the most progressive spirit. In this category stands Raymond William Moore, president of the Crawford County Medical Society, who since 1899 has been engaged in practice at Arcadia. Doctor Moore was born at Marshall, Saline County, Missouri, September 22, 1872, and is a son of Levi J. and Nancy Priscilla (Horsman) Moore. The family originated in Ireland and settled at an early date in Ohio, probably during colonial times, and the doctor’s grandfather, a farmer of the Buckeye State, died there in 1858. Levi J. Moore was born May 1, 1842, in Hocking County, Ohio, where he was reared and educated and where he resided until young manhood, when he removed to Iowa. While living in the latter state the Civil war came on and in 1861 he enlisted in the Third Iowa Cavalry, with which he fought in a number of severe engagements, including the battle of Pea Ridge. Shortly after that engagement he received a severe injury which incapacitated him for further duty at the front, and he was accordingly transferred to the One Hundred and Sixty-ninth Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, and did hospital duty during the rest of the...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Joel Mayer

Well known at Oilton and in Creek county is Mrs. Joel Mayer, who was born in Ramona, Oklahoma, on the 6th of February, 1900. She is a daughter of Reuben Bartlett and Roxie Ann (Pierson) Tuner. The former was one of the well to do old settlers of Oklahoma, important in the tribal affairs of his people in the early days, and the family has long been represented in this section of the state. The daughter, Mrs. Mayer, pursued her education in St. Francis Convent at Nevada, Missouri, and then returned to her home in Oklahoma, having since been a resident of this city. She was a young woman of but nineteen years when on the 17th of February, 1920, at Sapulpa, Oklahoma, she became the wife of Joel Mayer. She bore the maiden name of Maudine Mae Tyner and by her marriage has become the mother of an interesting little son, Joel B. Mayer, Jr. Mrs. Mayer has always lived in Oklahoma save for the period of her attendance at school in Missouri, having a very wide and popular acquaintance...

Biography of Guy Fountain Nelson

Guy Fountain Nelson, judge of the Third judicial district of Oklahoma, his entire official record reflecting credit and honor upon the people who have honored him, came to Muskogee in 1909. At that time he had had sixteen years’ experience in law practice and had made steady progress to a point where he had left the ranks of the many to stand among the successful. He was born in Nevada, Missouri, August 16, 1872, and is a son of I. F. S. and Alice (Pottorf) Nelson. The father is a traveling salesman, having long devoted his attention to that line of work. Judge Nelson obtained a public and high school education in his native city and afterward attended the Christian University at Nevada, Missouri. He read law under the direction of H. H. Blanton and in 1893 was admitted to the bar. For a year he practiced in Nevada and for a similar period in Greenfield, Missouri, and then removed to Harrison, Arkansas, where he also spent one year. In 1909 he became connected with the law department of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad at Parsons, Kansas, and so continued until he resigned in 1909 for the purpose of removing to Muskogee. Here he opened an office for the general practice of civil law and was not long in securing a large clientage. In 1916 he was appointed assistant attorney general of Oklahoma, filling the office until the 1st of January, 1918, when he resigned. He was called to the bench through appointment as judge of the superior court of Muskogee and in November, 1914, was elected without opposition...

Boling, Lillian Carroll Page Mrs. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Lillian Carroll Page was born November 23, 1862, in Iowa City, Iowa, and died December 13, 1936, in Wallowa. She was a daughter of Sarah and Martin Page. She was married to George Boling on March 9, 1884, at Nevada, Missouri. The came to Wallowa, Oregon to make their home October 17, 1902, and her husband preceded her in death on June 19, 1919. She was a devoted member of the Christian church for many years and a faithful attendant. Grandma Boling, as every one called her, was loved by every one, as she was kindness and sweetness in herself to al she came in contact with. Her funeral was held in the Christian church at Wallow Tuesday, December 15, 1936, conducted by her pastor, Russell Myers. Music was by Rev. Williams, Mrs. Walter Poole, Mrs. Billie McKenzie, and Kenneth McKenzie. Burial was in Wallowa cemetery by her husband’s side. She was survived by one daughter, Mrs. James A. Evans, and six grandchildren, Lucille, Clarence, Alfred, Marjorie, and Bobby of Wallowa and Mrs. Wayne Macauley of Troy, Oregon, two great grandchildren and three brothers and three sisters. One sister, Mrs. Stephenson of Portland, came to attend the funeral. Source: Enterprise Record Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, December 17, 1936 Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Belva...

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