Biography of Dr. J. F. Lawshe
Howard County, IN Biographies





J. F. LAWSHE, M. D., was born in Somerset, Wabash Co., Ind., January 18, 1859, and is the son of Henry D. and Hester Ann (Richmond) Lawshe. Our subject earned his first money on a farm, and taking this, together with what he saved by teaching school, he worked his way through college. He commenced the study of medicine in the summer of 1878, and afterward attended two courses of lectures at Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky School of Medicine, one of the best schools of the West. Mr. Lawshe was a member of a class of 110 students, and stood the fifth best in his class. He commenced his studies with Dr. O'Neal, of Somerset, and graduated in June, 1881. He came to Sycamore, the 1st of August, 1881, and commenced the practice of medicine, where he has since been in active practice, with fine success. He was married in Wabash County, November 17, 1881, to Sarah F. McConn, daughter of T. C. McConn, an early settler and prominent citizen in that county. By this union they have one child - Gertie May. Dr. Lawshe is a member of the German Baptist Church, in good standing, and is a worthy citizen in the community in which he lives.

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


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