Biography of Dr. Charles F. Griebling
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Charles F. Griebling, M. D., is among the best known of the younger physicians and surgeons of Ashland County, engaged in the practice of his profession at Jeromesville. He was born in Troy Township, Richland County, Jan. 29, 1899, the son of John and Jennie (Cairns) Griebling.

John Griebling is a representative citizen of Troy Township, Richland County, where he has always lived. His wife, who was born in Canada, died in 1913, and is buried at Lexington, Ohio. As a boy John Griebling lived on his father's farm in Troy Township and attended the rural schools. He became the owner of a well established milling business, and was thus engaged until 1909, when he retired to farming. He was a Democrat, and at present is serving as township trustee. He has also held the offices of township assessor and county commissioner. He has been a life long member of the Congregational Church. There were three children born to Mr. and Mrs. Griebling: Paul Scott, lives at Mansfield; Charles F., the subject of this sketch; and Margaret C., lives at Mansfield.

Charles F. Griebling attended the district schools of Troy Township and after his graduation from Lexington High School in 1917, he entered Ohio Northern University, from which he received the degree of Bachelor of Science in 1921. He was graduated from the College of Medicine, Ohio State University, in 1926, and served as interne in the University Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and the Children's Hospital, of Columbus. He then spent a year as medical examiner for the Ohio State Industrial Commission at Columbus, and during that time also engaged in private practice in the Hilltop section. Doctor Griebling established his present practice in Jeromesville in June, 1928.

In 1924 Doctor Griebling married Miss Edna Mary Kuch, of Columbus, the daughter of Henry and Luella (Plummer) Kuch. Both are deceased. Doctor and Mrs. Griebling have a son, Charles F., Jr., born in Columbus, Jan. 28, 1927.

Doctor Griebling is identified with the Ashland County, Ohio State, and American Medical associations. He also belongs to Kappa Psi fraternity. During the World War he was a member of the Student Army Training Corps, and now holds the commission of lieutenant in the Reserve Officers Medical Corps.

From:
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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