Biography of Dr. Charles C. Crampton
Carroll County, IN Biographies





CHARLES C. CRAMPTON, M. D.

Among the men who stand as distinguished types of the world's workers, Dr. Charles C. Crampton, a well known physician of Delphi, Carroll county, Indiana, is a man of fine intellectual and professional attainment, of most gracious personality and a strong and noble character. He has labored with rare zeal in the practice of medicine and has lent honor and dignity to the profession. Now in the prime of life he enjoys a large practice in Delphi and Carroll county. Dr. Crampton was born on June 15, 1872, in Logansport, Indiana, and is the son of the Hon. A. B. and Louvisia (Alford) Crampton, the former of whom was born in Elkhart, Indiana, and who was the editor of the Citizen's Times, of Delphi, and governor of the Marion Soldiers' Home.

Charles C. Crampton was educated in the Delphi high school and at Notre Dame Academy, from which he was graduated in 1889. Afterward he entered Purdue University and was graduated from the pharmaceutical course in 1891. He then spent two years at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Chicago, and afterward in the Kentucky School of Medicine at Louisville, graduating with the class of 1893. He began the practice of medicine immediately at Delphi and was first in partnership with Dr. W. Smith. Since the latter's death, Doctor Crampton has been in the practice alone.

In 1900 Dr. Charles C. Crampton was married to Flora B. Fisher, a native of the Hoosier state and a granddaughter of Robert Fisher, a prominent pioneer citizen of the Hoosier state. Doctor and Mrs. Crampton have one son, William, who is eleven years old.

Fraternally, Doctor Crampton is a member of the Indiana State Medical Society and the Eleventh District of Indiana Counselor's Association of Railway Surgeons. He is prominent in Masonic circles and also belongs to the Knights of Pythias and the Elks. Politically, Doctor Crampton is a Democrat.

From:
History of Carroll County, Indiana
Its People, Industries and Institutions
By: John C. Odell
B. F. Bowen & Company
Indianapolis 1916


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