Biography of Dr. Alexander M. Tuthill
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ALEXANDER M. TUTHILL, M. D., member of the Arizona Constitutional Convention in 1911, physician and surgeon for the Detroit Copper Mining Company, was born at South Lebanon, N. Y., September 22, 1871. The family removed to California when he was six years old. He is the son of W. H. and Christina Mackenzie Tuthill, the later a native of Scotland. Dr. Tuthill graduated from the medical department of the University of California, Los Angeles branch, in 1895, and for the following three years engaged in the practice of his profession in Los Angeles. He became physician for the Detroit Copper Mining Company of Arizona, at Morenci, where he has since resided. In January, 1901, he became surgeon for the A. C. Company at Moronic, in charge of the Longfellow Hospital. In 1903 he returned to the D. C. M. Co. as chief surgeon, which place he still holds. He keeps abreast in all matters pertaining to his profession and is now president of the Greenlee County Medical Society. Dr. Tuthill is Commanding Colonel in the First Infantry, N. G. A. In politics he is a Democrat, and interested in the party workings, but not with a view to holding office. He is a member of the Arizona Medical Association and of the Masonic Order. He is also interested in mining, having claims in the Copper Mountain District, and in New Mexico. Dr. Tuthill was married in 1896 in California to Miss May E. Heinman, daughter of Richard Heinman of Los Angeles.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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