Albert I. Lawbaugh, M.D.
Name: Albert I. Lawbaugh
Cause of death: carcinoma; (M)
Death date: Feb 15, 1923
Place of death: Calumet, MI
Birth date: 1844
Type of practice: Allopath
States and years of licenses: MI, 1900, IL
Places and dates of practices: Calumet, MI, 1870, Oct 24, 1917, Laurium, MI, Jul 1, 1916, Mar 11, 1914, May 19, 1919
Medical school: State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn: Long Island Coll. Hosp., 1870
Albert Isaac Lawbaugh was born in Warwick, Tuscarawas County, Ohio in September 1844, the son of Catharine Hammond and Henry Lawbaugh, a miller. By 1860 the family had moved to DeWitt, Carroll County, Missouri where Henry managed a hotel. Albert received his medical degree from the State University of New York in 1870, and opened a practice in Calumet, Michigan. He served as a physician for the Phoenix, St. Clair and Osceola mines, and was later head of the Tamarack mine hospital and served as President of the Michigan State Medical Society. He performed the first appendectomy using anesthesia in the Copper Country. Dr. Lawbaugh died of cancer on February 15, 1923, in Calumet, Michigan.
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