Biography of Dr. Harry Bookwalter
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Dr. Harry Bookwalter, who is widely known as a successful physician and surgeon of Columbiana County, is a native of Ohio. He was born at Dalton, Feb. 9, 1872, and is a son of Henry and Barbara (Rudy) Bookwalter.

Henry Bookwalter was born at Lancaster, Pa., in 1832 and died in 1900. His wife was born in 1832 and died in 1911. They had seven children as follows: Enos, lives in Chicago; Frank, lives at Austintown, Ohio; Ada, married Scott Fencetumaker, lives at Warren, Ohio; H. H., the subject of this sketch; John, an attorney, lives at Warren, Ohio; Mary, the widow of Stanley Wilson, lives at Warren, Ohio; and George, lives at Warren.

Dr. H. Bookwalter attended the public schools of Trumbull County, Ohio. He attended Mount Union College, Hiram College, and received his degree as Doctor of Medicine at Western Reserve University, Cleveland, in 1900. He came to Columbiana in that year, where he has since resided. He has a large practice and is recognized as one of the leading physicians and surgeons of this section. Doctor Bookwalter has extensive land holdings in the county and is vice president of the Union Banking Company, Columbiana.

On June 10, 1900, Doctor Bookwalter was united in marriage with Miss Bessie Brownlee, of Mahoning County, the daughter of R. S. and Elizabeth Brownlee. Mr. Brownlee is deceased, and his wife resides in Denver, Colo. Doctor and Mrs. Bookwalter have two sons: Enos Byron, born May 14, 1902, a student in the law school of Ohio State University; and Henry Lee, born in 1910.

Doctor Bookwalter is a Republican, a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Masonic and Elk lodges, and the Salem Country Club and the Shrine. He is a member of the staff of the Salem City Hospital.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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