Biography of Dr. Theodore Kern
Howard County, IN Biographies





THEODORE KERN, M. D., one of the rising young physicians of the State, is a native of Indiana, and was born in Howard County in 1855. He is the only child of Lewis and Virginia C. (Pitzer) Kern. He received good educational advantages, and in 1873 commenced the study of medicine with his father. He graduated in 1876 at the Indiana Medical College, taking ad eundem degree in 1877. He then returned to his home and entered into practice with his father at Alto, Harrison Township, remaining there one year. He then went to Fairfield and commenced practice alone, remaining there fifteen months, when he came to Kokomo and in connection with his father was engaged two years in the drug trade. He then, in partnership with his father, engaged in the practice of medicine until December, 1882, when he resumed practice alone. Dr. Kern is a member of the Indiana State Medical Association, of the Howard County Association, and Kokomo Academy of Medicine. He was married, in 1876, to Miss Viga Sharp, of Sharpsville, Tipton County., by which union they have one child, Nettie. Dr. Kern is a hard student and well read in his profession. He has established a good practice and holds a high rank among the successful practitioners of Howard County.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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