Biography of Dr. George M. Fox


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GEORGE M. FOX, M. D., LaGrange, was born in Rutland County, Vt., in 1829, son of Marvin and Amy (Andrus) Fox. His parsnts were early settlers in DuPage County, where they now reside, his father at the age of eighty nine and his mother seventy eight years of age. Dr. Fox was educated at the Castleton Medical College of Castleton, Vt., from which he gradoated in the class 1851. He came to Cook County in the fall of that year and commenced the practice of his profession in Lyons Township, and has been in constant practice in Cook County from that time. His practice extends over an area of twelve miles. He married in 1856 Miss Harriet Frances White, danghter of Stephen and Elizabrth White. Mrs. Fox died in 1860, leaving two children, Harriet E. and Mary F. His second marriage was in 1863, to Jane Michie, daughter of Jamea and Margaret Michie. Mrs. Fox was born in Lyons Township in 1838. Her parents were among the first settlers, and lived in the township until their deaths, her motherís in 1873, at the age of sixty-three, her father's in 1376, at sixty eight years of age. Dr. and Mrs. Fox haye five children- Margaret A., Jeannie, Laura, Jessie and Charles Marvin.

History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.