1858 - Gonzalvo C. Smythe (DePauw University 1858)

Portrait of Gonzalvo C. Smythe (DePauw University 1858)

DAR (DePauw Alumnal Record) #160: "Physician. A.B. 1858; A.M., 1861; M.D., 1863, Rush Medical College, Chicago; the ad eundem degree, M. D., Long Island College, Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, 1870. Born, October 31, 1836, Putnam county, Ind. Professor of principles and practice of medicine, Central College of Physicians and Surgeons, Indianapolis, Ind., 1879-85; dean of same; elected president Board of Trustees, Central College of Physicians and Surgeons, Indianapolis, 1888; president, Indiana State Medical Society, 1890-91; engaged in practice of medicine and surgery, Greencastle, Ind., 1863-97; author of "Medical Heresies." Married, February 28, 1860, Miss Margaret Allen, who died, February 10, 1870; married, January 16, 1872, Miss Janie F. Black, who died, November 14, 1874; married, February 17, 1876, Miss Jennie Hartley. Father of 1647, and Winona and Roxana. Died, February 9, 1897, Greencastle, Indiana." Initiated February 24, 1870. The minutes state, "The report from Dr. Smith [sic] being favorable Chapter met for his initiation. He was introduced and made acquainted with the spirit of our Order, Prof. Ridpath conducting the ceremonies. . . . Dr. Smith walked majestically down the street with a Delta badge upon his bosom." His sister Hannah Roxana Smythe had married John Clark Ridpath (Depauw 1863) in 1862.
Abstract/Description: Portrait of Gonzalvo C. Smythe (DePauw University 1858)

DAR (DePauw Alumnal Record) #160: "Physician. A.B. 1858; A.M., 1861; M.D., 1863, Rush Medical College, Chicago; the ad eundem degree, M. D., Long Island College, Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, 1870. Born, October 31, 1836, Putnam county, Ind. Professor of principles and practice of medicine, Central College of Physicians and Surgeons, Indianapolis, Ind., 1879-85; dean of same; elected president Board of Trustees, Central College of Physicians and Surgeons, Indianapolis, 1888; president, Indiana State Medical Society, 1890-91; engaged in practice of medicine and surgery, Greencastle, Ind., 1863-97; author of "Medical Heresies." Married, February 28, 1860, Miss Margaret Allen, who died, February 10, 1870; married, January 16, 1872, Miss Janie F. Black, who died, November 14, 1874; married, February 17, 1876, Miss Jennie Hartley. Father of 1647, and Winona and Roxana. Died, February 9, 1897, Greencastle, Indiana." Initiated February 24, 1870. The minutes state, "The report from Dr. Smith [sic] being favorable Chapter met for his initiation. He was introduced and made acquainted with the spirit of our Order, Prof. Ridpath conducting the ceremonies. . . . Dr. Smith walked majestically down the street with a Delta badge upon his bosom." His sister Hannah Roxana Smythe had married John Clark Ridpath (Depauw 1863) in 1862.

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