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Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
186 Dearborn Street

Page 716

GEORGE H. SANFORD, physician, Tallula; was born in Madison Co., Ohio, Oct. 6, 1838, and was raised upon a farm, receiving a good common schooling; during his early life, he had a great desire to become a physician, and, in the spring of 1862, he began the study of medicine under Dr. J.C. Neff, of Lima, Ohio. He enlisted in the army Aug. 30, 1862, and, August 31, he married Miss Elizabeth M., daughter of Rev. Warren Nichols, of Lima, Ohio; on the 1st of September, he started for the front; he participated in a number of battles and skirmishes, serving to the close of the war, after which he returned and resumed his study of medicine, entering the Medical Department of the Michigan University, at Ann Arbor; he graduated March 25, 1868; he then came to Illinois, locating at Franklin, and there began the practice of his profession; he came to Tallula in 1870, and began practice; he is a well-read physician, and has met with good success. He has two children - Frederick W. and Wilbert H.

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