ADDISON M. BROWNING, M.D., was born in Clark county, Kentucky, April 13, 1821, on a farm, where he remained until fifteen
years of age; he then went to Lexington, Kentucky, and attended school and medical college. He graduated at the medical department of the Transylvania University
in March, 1842, then came to Illinois and practiced medicine in Old Berlin seven years; was a partner of J. H. Gibson; he then came to Loami, where he still practices.
He was married to Miss Mary J. Starr, July 2, 1851, who died the same year. James Browning, the father of Doctor Browning, was born in Culpeper, Virginia, and was in the War of
1812; he was a member of the Baptist Church, and in politics, and old-line Whig; he died in 1825. His wife, Jane Morrow, born in Clark County, Kentucky, and was of
Scotch descent; was also a member of the Baptist Church, and mother of thirteen children; three are living. Dr. Browning is an Episcopalian, and in politics a Republican.
He belongs to the regular school, and is the oldest physician in Loami. He enlisted in Company C, Eleventh Missouri Volunteers; in July, 1861, and was the Surgeon
of his regiment.