Biography of Dr. Frank A. Riebel
Franklin County, Ohio Biographies





Dr. Frank A. Riebel, a well known and successful physician, who is engaged in the practice of his profession at 15 West Goodale Street, Columbus, is a native of this city. He was born October 29, 1903, and is a son of Dr. John A. Riebel, and Laura Mabel Kiner Riebel of Columbus, and both natives of Franklin County.

Dr. John A. Riebel is a widely known surgeon of Columbus, where he has practiced for many years. He is a graduate of Ohio Medical University. His wife is an attorney and a graduate of Columbus College of Law. They are the parents of two children: Dr. Frank A., the subject of this sketch, and John A., Jr., born August 29, 1907, a student in the medical department, Ohio State University.

Dr. Frank A. Riebel was reared in Columbus and attended the public schools, graduating from North High School in the class of 1919. He then entered Ohio State University where he was graduated in 1925 with the degrees of B. S. C. and M. D. In the meantime he had studied law and was admitted to the bar of Ohio in 1925, although he never practiced law. Shortly after completing his medical course he engaged in the practice at his present location. He studied at the Post Graduate University of Vienna in 1925 and in 1926 and 1927 he was Chief Roentgenologist at the Metropolitan Hospital in New York City. Since that time he has specialized in X-ray diagnosis and therapy.

In 1927 Dr. Frank A. Riebel was married in New York City to Miss Mildred Vieweg, a native of Elmira, New York. She is a daughter of Rev. Rudolph Vieweg, a Lutheran Minister, of Elmira, New York.

To Dr. and Mrs. Riebel have been born two children: Barbara and Nancy.

Dr. Riebel is a Republican and a member of the First Congregational Church. He belongs to the Columbus Academy of Medicine, Ohio State Medical Association, American Medical Association, the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Phi Chi College Fraternity, University Lodge No. 631, F. & A. M., Temple Chapter R. A. M, No. 155, York Council R. & S. M. M and Exchange Club.\

His hobby is fencing, and he has been coach of the Ohio State University team for three seasons.

From:
History of Franklin County, Ohio
By:Opha Moore
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930


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