Biography of William Van Nuys
Tipton County, IN Biographies





WILLIAM VAN NUYS, physician and surgeon, and proprietor of the Central Drug Store, is a native Hoosier, and was born in Switzerland County, Ind., February 19, 1832. His education was the best that could be obtained at that time, being started in the common schools of the State, and finished at Hanover College, near Madison, Lid. In 1850, he took up the study of medicine in Pleasant, Ind. He attended lectures at the University of Michigan, and graduated at the Rush Medical College, Chicago, February 21, 1855. He engaged in the practice of his profession at Allensville, in Switzerland County, in 1853, prior to his graduation. After his graduation, he removed to New Lisbon, Henry Co., Ind., and remained there, with the exception of one year spent at Seymour, Ind., until 1861. In that year, he removed to Lewisville, Henry County, and continued in practice until February, 1883, the last five years of which time he conducted a drug store in con­nection with his profession. At the time last mentioned, he removed to Tipton. The Central Drug Store, of which the Doctor is proprietor, car­ries a large stock and does a good business. The Doctor was married in Henry County, Ind., November 23, 1859. to Miss Agnes S. Heaston. They have a family of four daughters, viz.: Minnie A., Jennie B., Katie and Ophelia G. Politically, the Doctor is a Democrat; he is also a promi­nent member of the Masonic fraternity.

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


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