Biography of Dr. John L. Beach
North Central Ohio Biographies

John Loveless Beach, M. D. One of the most prominent physicians and surgeons of North Central Ohio is Doctor Beach, a veteran of the World War, who is the third generation of his family to engage in the practice of medicine at Seville, in Medina County. He was born at Seville, May 30, 1888, the son of Dr. Platt Ellsworth and Lillie (Loveless) Beach.

Dr. Platt Beach was born at Wooster, Ohio, Sept. 15, 1855, the son of Dr. Albert P. Beach, who was a native of Connecticut, born in 1835. The latter engaged successfully in the practice of medicine at Seville and Wooster for many years and throughout the Civil War served with the Union Army. He died in 1898 and is buried at Seville in Mound Hill Cemetery. His son, Dr. Platt Ellsworth Beach, practiced his profession for many years at Seville and died there in January, 1911. He had married Miss Lillie Loveless, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Loveless, of Seville. She died in 1921 and is buried in Mound Hill Cemetery, Seville. To Dr. Platt Ellsworth and Lillie (Loveless) Beach were born five children, as follows: Miriam, who lives with her brother, Dr. John L. Beach; Paul E., born April 14, 1885, a surgeon, a member of the staff of St. Lukes' Hospital, Cleveland; John L., the subject of this sketch; Louise, married Wellington W. Pease, lives at Massillon, Ohio; and Robert A., identified with the Guardian Savings & Trust Company, Cleveland.

John Loveless Beach attended the public schools of Seville, Ohio, and was graduated from Wooster Preparatory College in 1907. He then completed a college course at Wooster College in 1911, after which he entered the Medical School of Western Reserve University, Cleveland, from which he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1916. He served as interne at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, and the following year entered the service during the World War, being transferred to the Medical Corps of the British forces, with whom he served with the rank of captain. Upon his return to the United States in May, 1919, Doctor Beach was discharged, and in October, 1919, established his present practice at Seville. He has been in his present location on East Main Street since 1930.

On Dec. 6, 1919, Doctor Beach was united in marriage with Miss Lila Roberts, the daughter of John Roberts, of Batavia, N. Y. She is a graduate nurse, of Buffalo General Hospital, and during the World War was stationed at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Gleveland. To Doctor and Mrs. Beach have been born two children: Phillip Platt, born July 21, 1922; and Barbara Roberts.

Doctor Beach is a Republican, and he belongs to Seville Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 74; Medina Chapter, R. A. M., No. 30; Sigma Chi and Nu Sigma Nu fraternities; American Legion; Rotary Club; Wooster Country Club, and Chippewa Lake Park Club. He is also identified with the Ohio State Medical Society and American Medical Association.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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