Rudolph Von Muralt, M.D.


RUDOLPH VON MURALT, M.D., proprietor of a drug store at Tiltonsville, O., where he has been a resident since December, 1875, was born October 10, 1846, in Hessen, Germany, and is a son of Alexander and Johanna Von Muralt, both of whom were born and died in Germany. Dr. Von Muralt was reared and educated in his native country and attended the University at Giessen. He there studied both medicine and pharmacy, and speaks several languages. In 1868, he came to America and located at Pittsburgh, where he practiced medicine and followed the drug business for four years. He then spent a short time in WHeeling, W. Va., and in 1875 came to Tiltonsville, where for a time he practiced medicine, but subsequently opened a drug store, to which he has since devoted his entire time.

Dr. VOn Muralt was married December 28, 1876, to Mary J. Spencer, and of their union have been born three children: Robert, who died aged sixteen years; Lucy, who married R. B. Weitershausen and has one son, Rudolph; and Marie A., who graduated with the class of 1909 from the Martin's Ferry High School, and now teaches at Tiltonsville. In politics, Dr. Von Muralt is a Democrat and served as the first mayor of Tiltonsville. He has also served as town clerk and clerk of the school board, and is at present a member of the town council. His fraternal connection is with the I. O. O. F., Union Lodge No. 12, of Rayland, O.

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