Biography of Dr. Giuseppe Tanno
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies

GIUSEPPE TANNO, M. D. A Cleveland physician and surgeon engaged in practice here for nearly twenty years, Doctor Tanno has also been a leader among his Italian countrymen in this city.

He was born in Rapalimosani, Italy, March 12, 1877, a son of Luigi and Lucia (Iammarino) Tanno. His parents came to America in 1908, and spent the rest of their lives in Cleveland, where his mother died in 1913 and his father in 1918.

Doctor Tanno was liberally educated in Italy, attending the gymnasium or high school of his native city, and in 1902 received the degree in medicine from the University of Naples. He soon afterward came to the United States and Cleveland, in 1903, and in 1904 successfully passed the Ohio State Medical Board of Examiners and in the same year engaged in genera! practice at Cleveland. His offices from the beginning have been at 12110 Mayfield Road. For a number of years he has bad a reputation as a specialist in obstetrics. He is a member of the various medical societies and is prominent in the Order of the Sons of Italy. In religion he is a Catholic.

Doctor Tanno married Miss Lettzia lammarino, a native of Italy. They have four children, Lucy, Louis, Anthony and Rose.

A brother and active associate in medical practice at Cleveland of Dr. G. Tarmo is Victor Lucius Tanno. He was born March 4, 1892, and came to America in boyhood. He finished his medical education in Western Reserve University in 1918 and at once became associated with his brother. He is a member of the ear, nose and throat staff at the Lakeside Hospital Dispensary and belongs to the various medical associations and the Order of the Sons of Italy.

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

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