Biography of Glenn H. Mummaw
North Central Ohio Biographies

Glenn Harold Mummaw, well known Doctor of Drugless Therapy, with offices on West Side Square, is an outstanding citizen of Medina. He was born at Poe, Medina County, Sept. 15, 1895, the son of Frank L. and Mary C. (Kindig) Mummaw.

Frank L. Mummaw is a native of Lancaster County, Pa., born April 2, 1865. He engaged in general farming and stock raising during his active career and now lives retired at Medina. His wife is the daughter of Jonathan and Leanah Kindig, natives of Medina County. To Mr. and Mrs. Mummaw were born two Sons: Glenn Harold, the subject of this sketch; and Edwin, born Nov. 12, 1900, who died in Cincinnati, Ohio, during the World War while in service.

Glenn Harold Mummaw attended the public schools of Poe and Medina and in 1912 entered the American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo., from which he received the degree of Doctor of Osteopathy in June, 1916. In September, 1917, he entered Wagner's School of Ophthalmology, from which he was graduated in May, 1918. Doctor Mummaw then established offices at Sikeston, Mo., and remained in that location until July, 1919, when he returned to Ohio and located in Medina. In September, 1922, he entered the Akron College of Chiropractic, and completed the course at that institution in June, 1923. During 1926 he studied at the Blodgett School of Chiropractic and Electro Therapy in Cleveland, and in 1928 took another graduate course in Mechano therapy in Cleveland. Doctor Mummaw has an extensive practice throughout the county and specializes in nervous afflictions and abnormalities of vision, his treatments being entirely devoid of drugs.

On Aug. 18, 1926, Doctor Mummaw was united in marriage with Mrs. Sadie Hamlin, the daughter of David Bobb, of North Baltimore, Ohio. By her former marriage Mrs. Mummaw has two sons, Howard and Kenneth. The family residence is at 128 West Homestead Street, Meclina.

Dr. and Mrs. Mummaw hold membership in the Medina Methodist Episcopal Church, and he is affiliated with Kirksville Lodge, A. F. & A. M., No. 105; Missouri Consistory, St. Louis, 32nd degree; Moolah Temple, St. Louis. Doctor and Mrs. Mummaw are members of the Eastern Star.

Politically, Doctor Mummaw is a Republican.

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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