Biography of Dr. David H. Richardson
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

DAVID H. RICHARDSON, M. D., physician and surgeon, at Celina, an eminent member of his profession, was born in Mercer County, Ohio, in 1848. His parents were Dr. John C. and Mary (Gray) Richardson.

For many years the father of Dr. Richardson was a prominent citizen and valued physician in Mercer County. His last years were spent at Fort Recovery, where he died in 1891. His wife, Mary Gray, died in 1881. They had two children.

David H. Richardson was reared in Mercer County and, after completing the common school course he entered upon the study of medicine, subsequently entering Starling Medical College, at Columbus, where he was graduated in 1869. Later he took a course at the Ohio Medical College, at Cincinnati, and was graduated from that institution in 1879.

Dr. Richardson first located at Celina but removed to Fort Recovery in 1870, where he remained until 1882, when he came back to Celina, where he has. been settled ever since. He has long enjoyed a large and satisfactory practice and stands very high among the medical men of Northwestern Ohio. He is a member of the Mercer County Medical Society, of which he has served as president; is a member of the district medical society; and belongs also to the Ohio State Medical Society and the Northwestern Ohio Medical Association.

Dr. Richardson was united in marriage with Mary L. Lehmkuhl, who is a daughter of Henry Lehmkuhl, of Mercer County, and they have one daughter, Minnie A. Portraits. of Mr. and Mrs. Richardson accompany this sketch.

Dr. Richardson is a Democrat in his political views. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity and is a Knight of Pythias. With his family he belongs to St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, of Celina. He has long been one of the solid, reliable citizens of Celina, is a member of the Board of Health and stands deservedly high in public esteem.

History of Mercer County, Ohio
and Representative Citizens
Edited & Compiled by: Hon. S. S. Scranton
Published by: Biographical Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois

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