Biographical Sketch of Virgil P. English
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English, Virgil P.; physician; born, Salem county, N. J., Jan. 8, 1858; son of Enos P. and Mary Finlaw English; public school education; admitted to Kansas bar, 1883; graduated Phrenol. Institute, New York, 1886; M. D., Homeopathic Hospital Medical College, Cleveland, O., 1892; married, Minnie Ghent of Frankfort, Ind., March 5, 1891; taught school for several years; practiced law a short time; traveled from New York to Los Angeles, lecturing on phrenology, hygiene, etc., 1886-1892; in practice as specialist, nervous diseases and diseases of women, since 1892, propr. Ohio State Pub. Co., Power & Poise Pub. Co.; editor Power and Poise (magazine); Republican, member Human Culture Society (pres. since 1908). Author The Doctor’s Plain Talk to Young Men, 1895; The Mind and Its Machinery, 1901; The Doctor’s Plain Talk to Young Women, 1902; Mental Physical Culture, 1906; has written a number of booklets relating to life and its possibilities.