Wharton County's Prestigious pioneer doctors, seven of them are identified - they were members of the medical organization, Associated Physicians and Surgeons of Wharton County organized January 12, 1899 and later re-organized as Wharton County Medical Society, Aug 18, 1903. (From left to right) The first doctor is unidentified, but thought to be Dr. Jack Phillips, organizing president in 1899, Dr_______ Richmond of Edna, Dr. Hugh Walker Gates, Unidentified but thought to be Dr. August (or Augustus) Saltman, Daniel Page Redwine of El Campo, Dr. J.C. "Coon" Davidson, Dr. Judson Montgomery Andrews, and Dr. Addison Lysander Linecum. This photo is from the estate of the late Maj. Gen. Howard Davidson's estate, son of Dr. J.C. "Coon" Davidson and it was loaned to the museum by the son of General Davidson, Stuart Davidson, Wharton County Historical Museum would appreciate any help in positively identifying all the physicians in this photo.
[Webmistress note: I need the son of Dr. Robert Caraway to contact me at the museum, as I cannot find the errors that you requested I change on the website. I will be happy to make any and all corrections if I know what page it is on...Thank you, Janet Hobizal]
Doctors of Medicine
in Wharton County and Matagorda Municipality
From The Early 1800's To 1930
With Year of Birth and Location Of Practice, If Known
NOTE: If the last name of the Doctor is in bold print, that means I have made a page on him, click on the link to find more information on that Doctor.
Surname Given Name Date of Birth Date Of Practice Town Of Practice Graduation Notes Beaumont C W 1797 - NKN - - Hawks T H 1823 - NKN - - Hunt T G 1824 - NKN - - Alexander Gerard - 1860's-1876 Quinan (Hungerford and surrounding areas) - Was the brother of land owner W.F.S. Alexander, Civil War veteran Rutherford Robert Columbus, Georgia 1866 - University of Georgia & University of New York Confederate Soldier,Served as first Health Officer for State Health Department in Texas,more info in files at museum Savage Norman 03/07/1826 1866 NKN - Came to Matagorda Municipality from New York as a young boy in 1831, Methodist Minister. Died 05/05/1879, more info in museum files Stevens J K 1826 - NKN - - Veazey J W 1826 1850-1870 Wharton - Served as a doctor for 20 years in Wharton then moved to La Grange, Texas Vester J M 1821 - NKN - - Weems Mason L 1807 - NKN - - Boggs E O 1866 - Boling - - Cloud W O 1870 - Boling - - Davis Robert Roe 1886 - Boling - - Farmer Robert A 1882 - Boling - - Staud Sanders K 1904 - Boling - - Hall T H 1839 - Bonus - - Humphries Henry 1870 - Bonus - - Johnson A J 1862 - Bonus - - Pendergrass John J 1867 - Bonus - Died 1947 Seymour C L - - Bonus - - Brown John - - Burr - - Goldsmith G M - - Burr - - Madsen Alva Charles 1901 - Danevang - - Brown Walter T 1867 - East Bernard - - Conley W J 1860 - East Bernard - - Gough M M 1856 - East Bernard - - Halloman W D 1853 - East Bernard - - Jones Claude L 1/15/1872 Early 1900’s East Bernard - Died 10/29/1929 Mills J G 1877 - East Bernard - - Ray W D 1850 - East Bernard - - Schumann John Daniel 1910 - East Bernard - - Somer Frank A 1885 - East Bernard - - Strauss Victor C 1900 - East Bernard - - Beard H G - - El Campo - - Bennett W H 1881 - El Campo - - Carlton Howard - - El Campo 1892 - Copeland Carlos 1877 - El Campo - - Dozier Joseph V 1876 - El Campo - - Dukart C R 1906 - El Campo - - Duson W W 1905 - El Campo - - Footwell R L 1888 - El Campo - - Goerss F C A 1847 - El Campo - - Grant H L - - El Campo - - Gray Charles W 1899 - El Campo - - Griffen M T - - El Campo - - Guffy Joseph L 1901 - El Campo - - Halamicek John A 1886 - El Campo - - Halamicek John F 1912 - El Campo - - Harper Chester W 1881 - El Campo - - Harris F T 1882 - El Campo - - Harris J T - - El Campo 1880 Atlanta Medical College, GA - Herress C C 1885 - El Campo - - Huey Walter B 1878 - El Campo - - Isaacson I N - - El Campo - - Johnson Leonard B 1914 - El Campo - - Kahn S D 1889 - El Campo - - Kopecky Joseph 1889 - El Campo - - Lincecum A L 1879 - El Campo - Born in AL died 1965 see Wharton, more info/pictures in museum files Leslie Robert E 1913 - El Campo - - Mayfield G F 1883 - El Campo - - Oldham Joseph D 1849 - El Campo - - Passmore B H 1882 - El Campo - - Pool M M 1859 - El Campo 1895 Medical College of VA., Richmond - Presley Walter D 1915 - El Campo - - Redwine Daniel Pace 1859 Leslie, Arkansas 01/18/1898 El Campo 1833 Kentucky Medical College Served on Association of Physicans and Surgeons of Wharton County,Died 11/05/1925, more info/pictures in museum files Redwine H P 1904 - El Campo - - Robinson S S 1868 - El Campo - - Reeves H V 1879 - El Campo - Died 1962 Rushing John B 1902 - El Campo - - Schulz Gustave 1872 - El Campo - - Schulze Victor E 1904 - El Campo - - Shepard M R 1865 - El Campo - - Skrwanek D A 1920 - El Campo - - Skrwanek E J 1917 - El Campo - - Smithson Carl B 1896 - El Campo - - Stengle Lorraine I 1918 - El Campo - - Thiltgen Winston S 1904 - El Campo - - Thompson I N - - El Campo - - Turner Charles H 1916 - El Campo - - Weinheimer Edmund Alfred 1903 - El Campo - Died 1984 Bradbrook Henry 1868 - Glen Flora - - Davidson W L 1869 - Glen Flora - - Johns Amos E 1895 - Glen Flora - - Neal Thurman McCloud 1888 - Glen Flora - see Wharton, more info in museum files Richardson I T 1851 - Glen Flora - - McConnoghy H H - - Hungerford - - Othen Charles H Jr 1878 - Hungerford - - Scott A - - Hungerford - - Blackwell Wm G L 1883 - Iago - - Goldsmith G M - - Iago - - Wyche George G 1890 - Iago - - Cline W B - - Lane City - - Cook Elva W 1885 - Lane City - - Ryan F M 1878 - Lane City - - Ryan O E 1879 0 Lane City - - Hake C C 1876 - Louise - - Jefferies J W - - Louise - - Lincecum Addison Lysander 04/08/1874 1905 Louise, 1909 El Campo, 1920 El Campo Louise 1903 Dallas University and Baylor University third generation doctor,Operated first hospital in Wharton County, served as Vice President of Texas Medical Association 1911-12, Bubonic Plague Commisioner 1917, 1917-19 Medical detachment of 111th Combat Engineers,PastMaster, Mayor, Superintendaent of Nightinglae Hospital,Died 12/06/1965, more info/pictures in museum files Sanders H L 1875 - Louise - - Smith R Walter 1865 - Louise - - Bomar C V 1882 - Newgulf - - Giddings Harold Dewitt 1899 - Newgulf - - Johnson Ralph G 1902 - Newgulf - - Simons James Waltham 02/01/1903 - Newgulf - Died 02/22/1973 Guerra V 1887 - Pierce - - Andrews Judson Montgomery 09/11/1864 1896 Wharton 1894 Memphis Medical College/Post Graduate at New York Poly Clinic First Vice-Prsident of the Association of Physicans and Surgeons of Wharton County in 1899, Died 02/02/1953. More info/pictures in museum files. Applewhite S M - - Wharton - - Barclay A P 04/08/1866 - Wharton - Died 01/10/1934 BeDell - - Wharton - - Betts Floyd G 1920 - Wharton - - Black Vernon A 1913 - Wharton - - Blair Charles Mabry 1873 - Wharton - Father of William McBroom Blair, Died 1944 Blair Wm McBroom 01/15/1903 - Wharton - Son of Charles Blair, Died 1958 Blasinggame F J L 1907 - Wharton - became President of The Texas Medical Association and then Executive Director and later Executive Vice-President of The American Medical Association Bolton John Thomas 03/22/1839 - Wharton 1860 New Orleans School Of Medicine Served in Confederate Army as asst. surgeon with 35th Cavalry, Died 1915, more info in museum files Bonham O T - - Wharton 1883 - Boone H C 1865 - Wharton - - Boyd C H 1925 - Wharton - - Boyd F M 1885 - Wharton - - Burford S H 1868 - Wharton - First Black Doctor in Wharton Byers Jas 1847 - Wharton - - Byrd Wallace 1905 - Wharton - - Covington Benjamin J. - - Wharton - - Crawford Stanley E 1924 - Wharton - became Dean, University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio Davidson Green L 1867 1895 Glen Flora,Wharton 1889 Medical College of Alabama Served on Association of Physicans and Surgeons of Wharton County, Died 1952-more info/pictures in museum files Davidson John Caldwell Calhoun “Coon” 07/17/1860 1890 Wharton 1886 New Orleans School of Medicine Served on Association of Physicans and Surgeons of Wharton County,Nephew of Dr. Green Davidson,Died 11/04/1945, more info/pictures in museum files Davidson Toxy L 1891 - Wharton - Daughter of Green L. Davisdon, Died 1976 Diaz Pablo 1857 - Wharton - - Farrell A J - - Wharton 1883 College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, MD - Fretz Howard Z 1917 - Wharton - - Gates Hugh Walker 1861 Kentucky - Wharton - Served on Association of Physicans and Surgeons of Wharton County,Died 01/13/1922 in Kentucky, more info/pictures in museum files. Haigler Samuel H. 1912 - Wharton - - Harris James H 1914 - Wharton - - Hawkins Richard D 1923 - Wharton - - Jackson A H 1871 - Wharton - - Keely J C 1869 - Wharton - - Kidd W E 1867 - Wharton - - Leslie Robert E 1913 - Wharton - - Lewis Guion Alton 1887 - Wharton - - Lindsay W A T 1890 - Wharton - - Little Raymond D 1912 - Wharton - - Marable Augustus 1868 - Wharton - - Martin Ennis A 03/14/1883 over 50 years Wharton Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN Son of School teachers, he taught school, Died 1971,Black Physician, more info in museum files Meath W E 1868 - Wharton - - McCamly W A 1849 - Wharton 1869 University of Louisiana School of Medicine - McFarling J Everett 1907 - Wharton - - Neal Thurman McCloud 09/22/1888 - Glen Flora, Wharton Tulane Medical School, New Orleans Wife donated building for Chamber Of Commerce,Died 11/03/1962, more info in museum files Northington Harold M 1919 - Wharton - - Outlar Leonard Bolton 1904 - Wharton - Died 1980 Patton Henry D 1902 - Wharton - - Phillips Jack 12/21/1839Alabama - Pierce,Wharton 1860 University of Louisiana School of Medicine/University of Philadelphia Served in Civil War as Surgeon,First President of Association of Physican and Surgeons of Wharton County in Jan 1899 Died 05/28/1904, more info/pictures in museum files Phillips Phil 10/20/1872 1894 to 1901 Wharton 1894 Kentucky School of Medicine Died 1902 at age of 28, Jack Phillips son,more info in museum files Platts P B 1846 - Wharton - - Prove Robert P 1908 - Wharton - - Purvience Alexander 1826 - Wharton - Died 1884 Rea William D 1863 - Wharton - - Rothenberg Lionel H 1920 - Wharton - - Rugeley Frank Robert 1908 - Wharton - Died 1957 Russell W R 1872 - Wharton - - Saltman August - - Wharton - - Scott W - - Wharton - - Smith J G 1867 - Wharton - - Teague John Wesley 07/07/1842 Alabama before 1898/drug business in Wharton Wharton Memphis School of Medicine & Missouri Medical School Confederate War Veteran Died 11/9/1924, more info in museum files Valls B R 08/03/1863 New Orleans - Wharton - Spanish,Died 12/02/1929 Weaver Robert E 1891 - Wharton - - Weiss J G 1862 - Wharton - - Williams Jarrett E 1906 - Wharton - - Wilson Francis W 1913 - Wharton - - Wireback Nevin H 1881 - Wharton - -
This page transcribed by Janet Barrett Hobizal May 2007,
From The Medical register book from 1908-1937 and photo copies found at the Wharton County Historical Museum, I also added my own research going through the Doctors Files
Wharton County Index Page