Biography of Dr. Isaac Kay
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





ISAAC KAY, M. D., physician, Springfield; was born in Franklin Co., Penn., Dec. 8, 1828, where his parents resided until 1833, when they removed to Bedford Co., Penn. In 1836, they removed to Preble Co., Ohio, where the father soon after died; his widow still survives, being now in the 72d year of her age and resides with her son, Dr. James Kay, of Omaha, Neb. At the age of 18, the subject of this sketch began to read medicine with William Gray, M. D., of Lewisburg, Preble Co. After a three years' course of study, including two full courses of lectures at Starling Medical College at Columbus, Ohio; he graduated in February, 1849, and commenced the practice of his profession in Lewisburg, where he remained and continued to practice until May, 1853, when he removed to Springfield, and has practiced here since. He married, Nov. 4, 1852, Miss Clara Deckert, of Miamisburg, Montgomery Co. From the children of this union two sons are living. He is now Secretary, and has been for many years a member of the Clark County Medical Society, and also a member of the Ohio State Medical Society, in each of which he has held important positions, and made valuable contributions to medical literature. He is a member of the First Baptist Church and a valuable citizen.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


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