Edgar Kimmel Shumaker, M. D.

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EDGAR KIMMEL SHUMAKER, M. D., only son of Dr. Philip W. and Susie (Kimmel) Shumaker, was born at Oakland, this county, March 14, 1879. He was educated in the public schools of New Bethlehem, at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa., in the Pharmaceutical department of the University of Pittsburgh, from which he was graduated with the class of 1899, and graduated from the medical department of the same university in the class of 1902. After serving as interne at St. John's Hospital, in Pittsburgh, one year, since 1903 he has been associated with his father, practicing medicine in New Bethlehem. Both father and son have been most successful in their work and have the confidence and esteem of the entire community.

Dr. Edgar K. Shumaker married Dec. 31, 1902, Emma, daughter of William M. and Melda (Truitt) Andrews, of New Bethlehem, and they have one son, Philip W., born Nov. 25, 1903. The Doctor is a member of the Baptist Church at New Bethlehem, fraternally is a member of Stuckreth Lodge, No. 430, F. & A. M., of Pittsburgh, and professionally is connected with the Clarion County Medical Society, the Pennsylvania State Medical Association and the American Medical Association. He is surgeon for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company at New Bethlehem. In political sentiment he is Republican.

Source: Pages 436-437, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed September 2001 by Vaughn Davis for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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