Biographical Sketch of Dr. E. Gagen
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Is one of the most successful physicians in Baker County, and an honored citizen of Haines. He is one of those happy, good-natured men that we occasionally find in the professional ranks, and who, when we meet them, infuse new vim and vigor into one’s self by some mysterious magnetic power, not visible, but none the less effective. Born in Dublin. Ireland. June 1, 1858, he received his professional education in the Royal College of Surgeons and King and Queen College of Physicians, graduating in 1880. He then entered the service of the Royal Mall Steamship Co., remaining a year. Moving to the United States, he located at Sabetha, Kansas, practicing there with signal success for five years. During this time he served as a member of the board of pension examiners, having been appointed under both President Arthur’s and Cleveland’s administrations. In 1887 he moved to Oregon, locating at Heppner, remaining there nearly eight years. Moving then to Baker County, he has since practiced at Haines. He is married to Miss Geraldine Clark, of Heppner, and his home. which Is the model of refinement, is the center of it large and warm circle of friends.