GEORGE A. DENMAN, M. D.
The medical profession of Toledo finds a prominent representative in Dr. George A. Denman, who is specializing
in diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat, in the treatment of which he has been very successful. He was born
in Allen county, Kansas, July 8, 1877, a on of Francis M. and Lydia (Harding) Denman, the former a native of Indiana.
The father enlisted for service in the Civil war, joining the Ninety seventh Illinois Volunteer Regiment, and was
commissioned a captain. He participated in many notable engagements but was never wounded and after receiving his
discharge he went to Kansas, where he took up a soldier's claim, on which he engaged in the raising of cattle,
while later he developed a large nursery. Subsequently he removed to Charleston, Illinois, but afterward went to
California, hoping that a milder climate might restore his health, but his demise occurred in the Golden state
in 1905. The mother had passed away. at Charleston, Illinois, in 1900. Of the children born to their union two
are living: George A.; and. I. O., a prominent physician of Toledo, who is also a specialist in diseases of the
eye, ear, nose and throat.
In the acquirement of an education George A. Denman attended the public schools of Allen county, Kansas, and Savonburg
Academy of that state, after which he became a student at the University of Kansas, in which he completed an academic
course. From 1901 until 1903 he was in the office of Dr. James S. Campbell, a well. known physician of Chicago,
Illinois, and during that time he also attended the Hahnemann Medical College of that city, from which he was graduated
in 1903, with the M. D. degree. He began, his professional career at Tuscola, Illinois, where he remained until
1907, when he went abroad for the study of diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat, taking postgraduate work
at the University of Vienna, Austria, and at Frieburg, Germany. In 1908 he returned to the United States and established
his office in Toledo, where he has since concentrated his attention upon the treatment of diseases pertaining to
the eye, ear, nose and throat, in which he has developed expert skill. He has also attended the Chicago Post Graduate
School and has ever remained a close and discriminating student of his profession, utilizing every opportunity
to broaden his knowledge and promote his efficiency. With the. passing years his practice has steadily increased
and his professional services are now in constant demand.
On the 15th of March, 1916, Dr. Denman was united in marriage to Miss Anna M. Bell, a graduate of the Nurses Training
School of Toledo and a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bell, well known residents of this city. Dr. and Mrs. Denman
have a daughter, Dorothy E., who was born March 15, 1921. In his political views the Doctor is a republican and
while a resident of Tuscola, Illinois, he was elected coroner of Douglas county, filling that office from 1904
until 1906. He is deeply interested in the welfare and progress of his city and his public spirit finds expression
in his membership with the Chamber of Commerce. He is a thirty second degree Mason and belongs to Perfection Lodge
at Danville, Illinois, to the chapter, council and commandery at Tuscola, that state, and to Valley Lodge, the
Scottish Rite Consistory and Medinah Temple of the Mystic Shrine at Chicago. He is also a member of the Toledo
Automobile Club and his professional connections are with the Lucas County, Northwestern Ohio and Ohio State Medical
associations, the American Institute of Homeopathy and the National Ophthalmological and Oto-Laryngological Society.
He is a man of advanced scientific attainments, whose professional career has been marked by continuous progress
and as a member of the medical fraternity he has attained high rank among those whose skill is uniformly acknowledged.
Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo
Lucas County, Ohio Biographies
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