Biography of Dr. Price T. Waters
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

PRICE T. WATERS, M. D., who has been established at Chattanooga, Liberty township, since 1898, is an experienced member of the medical profession and is recognized as. the leading physician and surgeon of the northwestern section of Mercer County. Dr. Waters was born in Delaware County, Ohio, June 27, 1853, and is a son of Eber D. and Sarah J. (Taylor) Waters.

His parents removed from Delaware to Mercer County, Ohio, in 1857, settling in Jefferson township at a time when few homes had been founded there. The father was an ardent Republican, and during the Civil War period was a strong supporter of the government. He served some 'years as an officer in the internal revenue service.

Price T. Waters was reared in Jefferson township, where he obtained his primary education. He was ambitions from. boyhood, although mainly dependent upon his own resources, and persisted until he was able to take advantage of better opportunities in the Celina High School. He then engaged in teaching, first in Mercer County and later in Dallas County, Iowa. In the meantime he prepared by private study for his chosen profession and then entered the Ohio Medical College at Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was creditablr graduated in 1886. He first located at Celina, where he was in partnership, for a short time, with Dr. G. J. C. Wintermute, and then settled at Redfield, Iowa, where he remained in active practice for three years. Delicacy of health appearing in his family, he then turned to a warmer climate and for some years practiced in various parts of the South at Harriman, Tennessee, and Dry Branch, Georgia, in particular. He then returned to Mercer County and after a short practice at Celina located at Chattanooga, where he is in the enjoyment of a large and lucrative practice. Dr. Waters keeps in touch with all modern line of thought in his profession and is an active and valued member of the county and State medical societies and also of the American Medical Association. He is examining physician at Chattanooga for a number of insurance and fraternal organizations, including the New York Life Insurance Company; Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York; the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company of Milwaukee; and for the New Corydon (Indiana) camp of the Modern Woodmen of the World, of which he is an associate member. He is a member of Celina Lodge, No. 241, F. & A. M., Celina, Ohio.

Dr. Waters was married (first) to Alma E. Jamieson, of Redfield, Iowa, and they had two children, the one survivor being Kate, who is the wife of L. J. Hamilton, of Shawnee, Oklahoma. Dr. Waters was married (second) to Florence Feldheiser, widow of Henry Feidheiser and daughter of the late Hon. Jacob Broadwell, who was at one time probate judge of Mercer County. Dr. Waters votes with the Republican party. His portrait accompanies this sketch.

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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