H. O. KING, M. D., the leading physician and surgeon at Curwensville, Pa., a member of the borough board of
health, also district medical state inspector of Pike and Bloomfield township, and physician for the poor, has
a private practice that covers many miles in Clearfield county. He was born in Clarion county, Pa., April 8, 1868,
and has been a resident of Curwensville, since September, 1893.
Dr. King attended excellent schools in his youth and after leaving the seminary at West Farmington, O., studied
medicine and entered Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia. After graduating he located at Curwensville, where
he has continued to reside and here has become vitally connected with the best interests of town and people. He
is a member of the Clearfield ccunty, Pennsylvania state and the American Medical Associations and has been president
of the county body. In politics he is a Republican but holds his offices through personal worth rather than political
In September, 1889, Dr. King was married to Miss Gertrude Carriar, a daughter of Stewart D. Carriar, of Jefferson
county, Pa., and they have three children: Olive, Orville and Elizabeth. Dr. and Mrs. King attend the Methodist
Episcopal church. He belongs to the Royal Arcanum and the Royal Order of Moose. In addition to his other duties,
Dr. King officiates as medical examiner for the following life insurance companies: Hartford, Conn., Life and Provident
Trust Company; the Travelers; the Equitable; the Penn Mutual; Meridian; Mutual Benefit of New Jersey; Manhattan,
and the Aetna, of Hartford, Conn.
Note - Sketches unrevised by subscribers are distinguished by a small astrict (*).
Twentieth Century History of
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
and Representative Citizens.
BY: Roland D. Swoope, Jr.
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co,
Chicago, Ill. 1911
Clearfield County Pennsylvania Biographies
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