Biography of Dr. Charles M. Deibert
Lucas County, OH Biographies

Dr. Charles M. Deibert possesses those qualities through which success comes as a natural sequence and the profession as well as the public accords him a prominent position among the medical practitioners of Toledo. He was born in Schnecksville, Lehigh county, Pennsylvania, January 1. 1868, and his parents, Solomon and Fevanna (Sell) Deibert, were also natives of the Keystone state. The Deibert family is one of the oldest in the United States, having been founded in Lehigh county, Pennsylvania. as early as 1712, and in that section of the state Mr. and Mrs. Deibert were born, reared and married. The father devoted his life to the occupation of farming and they resided in Lehigh county until called to their final rest. They became the parents of ten children, of whom seven are living, namely: J. P., who is serving as deputy comptroller of Lehigh county; M. H., a resident of South Boardman, Michigan; George S., a well known physician of Allentown, Pennsylvania; Mrs. Margaret Steckel of Bath, Pennsylvania; Mrs. J. S. Miller, whose husband is a minister at Hutchinson, Kansas; Mrs. Ella Baer, who is also living in Allentown, Pennsylvania; and Charles M.

In the acquirement of an education Charles M. Deibert attended the public schools and an academy at Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, after which he took up educational work, teaching in the schools of Lehigh valley for fifteen years. He then entered the medical department of the University of Ohio, from which he was graduated in 1894, and began practice at Millbury, Ohio, where he successfully followed his profession for twenty years. He also took a prominent part in public affairs, serving for one term as mayor of Millbury and for two terms as corporation clerk of Millbury, Ohio, while for eighteen years he filled the position of township health officer and for an equal period of time was a member of the board of education. He made a highly creditable record in each of these connections, doing effective service for the public good. In 1914 he came to Toledo and has devoted his attention to the study of internal medicine, specializing in diseases of the stomach and bowels, in the treatment of which he has been very successful, and he has also built up a large practice in this city. He has ever remained a deep and earnest student of his profession and in 1904 and 1914 attended clinics at the New York Post Graduate Hospital. thus acquiring additional knowledge and efficiency.

Dr. Deibert was married at Bloomdale, Ohio, January 1, 1895, to Miss Maude A. Slotterbeck, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Slotterbeck of that place, and they have become the parents of two sons: Lisle G. Deibert, the elder, was born in Millbury, Ohio, January 2, 1896, and acquired his education in the grammar schools of that place and the Waite high school of Toledo. He married Miss Caroline Newman of Toledo, and they reside in this city; Austin Vance Deibert was born in Millbury, May 8, 1904, andis now a junior at the Waite high school.

Dr. Deibert is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Knights and Ladies of Security and his professional connections are with the Lucas County and Ohio State Medical societies. In the field of professional service he has made continuous progress, gleaning from comprehensive study and research and from practical experience valuable truths in connection with the science of medicine, and what he has accomplished represents the fit utilization of his innate powers and talents.

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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