Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
S. S. Stout, son of Wm. A. Stout, was born in the State of New York, in 1829. The father was a farmer, and here
S. S. remained until he was grown to manhood. He then made choice of a profession, selecting that of medicine,
going to Dr. Downing to pursue his coarse of study. Attended medical lectures at Geneva, N. Y., in 1853. After
leaving college spent three and one-half years working on the Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan Air-line Railroad,
then being built. This road passed through the northern part of the State of Ohio. After leaving the railroad purchased
a farm in Michigan, intending at the time to become a farmer, but his health being poor, and not having a disposition
to work on a farm, now entered the practice of medicine.
A successful practice has extended over a period of twenty-two years, thirteen years of that time in the township
of Cheshire. He possesses the necessary qualifications of a physician other than kuowledge,ógeniality of disposition,
kindness, and compassion. He is in every sense a worthy citizen.
History of Allegan and Berry Counties, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of Their Men and Pioneers.
D. W. Ensign & Co., Philadelphia 1880
Press of J. B. Lippincoff & Co., Philadelphia.