Biography of Dr. J. S. McCulloch
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Dr. J. S. McCulloch, who has practiced his profession at Wellsville for the past 21 years, is among the capable physicians and surgeons of Columbiana County. He was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, March 20, 1875, and is the son of William and Sarah Elizabeth (Sproat) McCulloch.

William McCulloch was a native of Scotland, born in 1834. His wife was born in Pennsylvania, Feb. 1, 1886, and they were the parents of the following children: Aipheus, deceased; Allen, an attorney, lives at Cambridge, Ohio; Rev. A. D., a minister of the Presbyterian church, died in February, 1905; Emma, the widow of Francis Howard, lives in Muskingum County, Ohio; William, a farmer, lives in Guernsey County, Ohio; Dr. H. D., a physician, lives at Toronto, Ohio; Laura, deceased, was the wife of H. C. Knowles, Toledo, Ohio; and Dr. J. S., the subject of this sketch.

William McCulloch was an early settler of Guernsey County, Ohio, and one of the first teachers in that section. He also improved a farm of 140 acres and became an extensive stockman. He was a Democrat, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and died March 17, 1890. His wife died May 24, 1915.

Dr. J. S. McCulloch received his early schooling in Muskingum County, and was graduated from the School of Medicine at Ohio State University in 1904. He has since practiced his profession at Wellsville and is among the progressive men of his profession. He is surgeon for the Pennsylvania Railroad, the American Sheet & Tin Plate Company and the McLain Fire Brick Company. He is president of the Peoples National Bank, Wellsville.

On June 22, 1909, Dr. McCulloch was united in marriage with Miss Ellen Andrews, who was born at Butler, Pa., May 14, 1883, the daughter of C. B. and Clarissa (Brown) Andrews. Mr. Andrews, deceased, was a veteran of the Spanish American War. Another daughter, Sarah Pearl, married John W. Ritchie, and lives in New Jersey. Mrs. Andrews resides in Wellsville Township, Columbiana County. Dr. and Mrs. McCulloch have two children: Sarah C., born in 1914, and David J., born in 1918. Mrs. McCulloch is a graduate of Chicago University and before her marriage was a high school teacher at Wellsville.

Dr. McCulloch is a Republican and a member of the Presbyterian Church.

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

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