CLARENCE E. GOURLEY, M.D., physician and surgeon at New Alexandria, O., where he has been established for the past six years, was born at Big Run, Jefferson County, Ohio, April 19, 1876, and is a son of George M. and Martha Ruth (Hamilton) Gourley.
Clarence E. Gourley was graduated from the Big Run High School in 1895, and afterward attended the Indiana Normal School for one term, and then entered the Ohio Medical University at Columbus, where he was graduated in 1903. He practiced his profession for one year at Mt. Pleasant and then came to New Alexandria, where he has built up a large business.
Dr. Gourley married Miss Catherine E. Anderson, a daughter of Thomas C. and Hannah Jane (Kerr) Anderson. Mrs. Gourleys' brothers and sisters are Joseph M., David H., Thomas R., Alfred P., Elmira, Alonzo G., Annie, Bertha and Maria. Dr. and Mrs. Gourley have two children: Audrey Jane, who was born December 17, 1906; and Martha Elizabeth, who was born February 23, 1909. Dr. and Mrs. Gourley are members of the Methodist Protestant Church at New Alexandria. He is an Odd Fellow and a Scottish Rite Masons.