Biography of Dr. Guy Victor Crouse
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies





GUY VICTOR CROUSE, M. D., is one of the talented young physicians and surgeons of the South Side of Cleveland. He began his professional work with thorough training and natural qualifications, and already enjoys a fine practice in his section of the city.

Doctor Crouse was born on a farm near Tiro, Crawford County, Ohio. The Crousë family originated in Germany, and on coming to the United States some of them settled in New York, where they spelled the name with a K, while another branch came direct to Ohio and settled in Crawford County. Several generations have lived on the land taken up by the pioneer settler in that county. That farm is still in the family, and the original log cabin is still standing. William Crouse, grandfather of Doctor Crouse, was born on this farm. Joshua Crouse, father of the doctor, was born there in 1849, and died in 1917. Joshua Crouse married Phoebe Volkmar, a native of Pennsylvania.

Guy Victor Crouse was reared at the old farm, attended country schools there, and in 1910 graduated from the Tiro High School. Following that he taught for one year in country schools, and in 1914 graduated Bachelor of Arts from Wittenberg College at Springfield. During the year 1914-15 he was teacher of science and mathematics in Weidner Institute, a preparatory school at Mulberry, Indiana. During 1915-16 he was superintendent of the consolidated township schools of Webster, near Richmond, Indiana. Doctor Crouse took up his medical studies in Western Reserve University in 1916, and graduated Doctor of Medicine in 1920. During the winters of his junior and senior years he was an externe of St. Clair Hospital, and for ten months did interne work at the same hospital.

Doctor Crouse took up the general practice of medicine and surgery in May, 1921, at 12905 St. Clair Avenue. Since January 1, 1922, his offices have been at 3028 West Twenty fifth Street. Doctor Crouse is a member of the Cleveland Academy of Medicine, .the Ohio State and American Medical Associations, belongs to the Alpha. Tau Omega college fraternity and the Nu Sigma Nu medical fraternity. He is also a Mason and a member of the Lutheran Church.

Doctor Crouse married Miss Mabel DeLong, daughter of Allen and Edith DeLong, of Champaign County, Ohio. They have one son, Donald Allen, born in 1922.


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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