Biography of Dr. George H. Camp
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies





GEORGE HUMPHREY CAMP, D. D. S., who has been engaged in the practice of his profession in Cleveland for twenty years, has become a leader both in his profession and as a citizen in the Brooklyn section of the city.

Doctor Camp was born at the old Camp homestead in Columbiana County, Ohio, September 20, 1884, son of Castner and Margaret (Consor) Camp. This is a pioneer family name in Columbiana County. Its founder in that section of Eastern Ohio was Daniel Camp, a native of Pennsylvania and of German parentage. His son, Garrett Camp, was born in Columbiana County. Castner Camp, son of Garrett and father of Doctor Camp, was a native of the same county and is still active in the management of the old homestead there. His wife, Margaret Consor, was born in the same county, daughter of John F. Consor, also born there, where his parents settled in pioneer days.

Doctor Camp as a boy attended district schools near the home farm, also the graded and high schools at Salem, Ohio, and took up the study of dentistry in the office of Dr. E. E. Dyboll and later in the office of Dr. Homer G. Rymer. both of Salem. Doctor Camp in 1901 entered the Dental School of Western Reserve University, graduating Doctor Dental Science in 1904. Immediately after his graduation he established his office at the corner of West Twenty fifth Street and Dennison Avenue, and subsequently removed to the corner of West Twenty fifth and Archwood streets. All his practice has been done in one general locality, including the old Village of Brooklyn. Doctor Camp is a member of the Cleveland, the Northern Ohio, the Ohio State, and National Dental societies, and also the Cleveland Chapter and the Supreme Chapter of the Delta Sigma Delta fraternities. He is also affiliated with Brooklyn Lodge of Masons and the Zion Evangelical Church. Doctor Camp married Miss Cliffie B. Steitler, a native of Owensboro, Kentucky, and daughter of Adam, Jr., and Elise Auer Steitler.


From:
A History of Cuyahoga County
and the City of Cleveland
By: William R. Coates
Publishers:
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York, 1924


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