Dr. William N. Gilmore, of East Liverpool, ranks among the leading physicians and surgeons of Columbiana County.
He was born at Elkton, Columbiana County, March 15, 1858, and is the son of Noah and Margaret (Crawford) Gilmore.
Noah Gilmore was a native of Madison Township, Columbiana County, born Oct. 1, 1835, and the son of William and
Catherine (Lewis) Gilmore, both deceased. William Gilmore was born in Pittsburgh and was the son of William and
Susie (Fisher) Gilmore, both natives of Pennsylvania. Margaret (Crawford) Gilmore was born at Williamsport, Ohio,
Nov. 29, 1836, the daughter of Thomas and Jane (Slagel) Crawford, natives of eastern Pennsylvania, who located
at an early date in Williamsport, Ohio. Noah Gilmore was a well known agriculturist of this section for many years
and died in April, 1907. His wife died in 1919, and they are buried at Lisbon, Ohio. To Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore the
following children were born: William N., the subject of this sketch; Hattie, born Oct. 27, 1859, married J. C.
Ross, lives at Akron, Ohio; John F., George C., and Ella May, all deceased; and James A., born in July, 1872, married
Effie Warren of East Palestine, Ohio, and they reside at Lisbon, Ohio. He is connected with the Victor Stove Company
of Salem, Ohio.
Dr. William N. Gilmore was educated in the district schools of Madison Township and attended Poland (Ohio) Academy.
He then taught school for two terms before entering the medical school of Western Reserve University, Cleveland,
from which he was graduated in 1882. He then established offices at West Point, Ohio, where he practiced continuously
until 1909, at which time he removed to East Liverpool, where he has a well established practice, with offices
in the Dollar Savings Bank Building.
On Nov. 8, 1882, Doctor Gilmore was married to Miss Susie Switzer, who was born at Lisbon, Ohio, April 7, 1858,
the daughter of Samuel and Catherine (Zimmerman) Switzer, both deceased. Doctor and Mrs. Gilmore have a son, Lloyd
S., born at Lisbon, April 11, 1885. He was married to Miss Alice Sellers of Wooster, Ohio, and they have two children:
Frances Evelyn, born Sept. 6, 1912; and William Lambert, born Nov. 12, 1914. Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore live at East
Liverpool. He is a graduate of Wooster University in the class of 1906.
Doctor Gilmore is identified with the Columbiana County Medical Society, the Ohio State Medical Association, and
the American Medical Association. Both he and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church and are highly esteemed
throughout their community.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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