Biography of C. K. Hahn, M. D.

Dr. C. K. Hahn, successfully engaged in the general practice of medicine in Racine, was born in Germany, on the 16th of August, 1868, a son of A. and Helena Hahn, both of whom have departed this life. Spending his youthful days under the parental roof, he determined upon the practice of medicine as a life work and in preparation therefore entered the Wurzburg, (Bavaria) Medical College, from which he was graduated with the class of 1895. Hoping to obtain better advantages for professional advancement in the new world he crossed the Atlantic in 1896 and for a year thereafter practiced his profession at Menomonee Falls. Wisconsin. He afterward spent two years in South Milwaukee and in 1899 came to Racine, where he has since remained. He has never specialized along any particular line, but has continued in the general practice of medicine and is a valued family physician, his broad study and wide experience enabling him to correctly cope with the intricate problems that continually confront the physician in his efforts to restore health and check the ravages of disease.

In 1899 Dr. Hahn was married to Louise Ahrens, of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a daughter of Chris A. Ahrens, a native of Germany. The children of this marriage are Paul, who is now attending Racine College; Louise, and Clara. The family is members of the English Lutheran church and they occupy an enviable position in the social circles of the city, having gained many warm friends during the period of their residence in Racine. Dr. Hahn is connected with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, while his political allegiance is given to the Republican Party. Those who know him, entertain for him warm regard, for they find him loyal to any cause which he espouses and conscientious in the performance of all his professional duties.

MLA Source Citation:

Racine County Wisconsin History: Racine Belle City of the lakes and Racine County Wisconsin a record of settlement organization progress and achievement. SJ Clarke Pub Co. Chicago. 1916. 1216 pgs. Web. 25 January 2015. - Last updated on Aug 13th, 2012


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