Lucien Dent Allison

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LUCIEN DENT ALLISON, M. D., a distinguished member of the local medical profession, one of the leading physicians and surgeons of Kittanning was born in 1877, son of Dr. Thomas M. and Margaret (Atchison) Allison.

Lucien Dent Allison attended public school at Kittanning and the preparatory school at Saltsburg, P., and was a member of the class of 1899, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa., before he commenced to read medicine, in the office of his father. As soon as he was ready he entered Jefferson Medical College, at Philadelphia, from which he was graduated in May, 1903. Passing the State medical examination, he began the practice of his profession in Kittanning in the fall of that year, and has continued there ever since. He belongs to the Armstrong County Medical Society, and for one year was its president; the Pennsylvania State Medical Society, and served for four years as one of the county censors, being still chairman of the county censors.

In January, 1906, Dr. Allison married Pearl E. Shaw, daughter of J. B. Shaw of Clearfield, Pa. Mrs. Allison is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, and is a trained nurse of some years' experience. She was in charge of several different hospitals prior to her marriage. Dr. Allison is a man of wide experience, thorough knowledge, and a high order of ability, and keeps in close touch with the progress made in his profession. His practice is large and constantly growing, and he is well known not only in Kittanning, but throughout the county.

Source: Page 448 Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J. H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed September 1998 by James R. Hindman for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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