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John Goodman, M.D.

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John Goodman, M.D. Tulane University, New Orleans, 1859; one of the founders of Louisville Medical College, later demonstrator of anatomy in the Kentucky School of Medicine; professor of obstetrics in the University of Louisville, and for a quarter century physician to the Louisville Industrial Home for Reform; one of the original members of the American Gynecological Society; one of the organizers and first members of the Louisville Board of Health; died at his home in Louisville, February 19, from arteriosclerosis, aged 74.

 

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Kentucky: A History of the State, Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 8th ed.,1888, Jefferson Co. JOHN GOODMAN, M.D., was born in Frankfort on the 22d of July, 1837, and is a son of John and Jane (Winters) Goodman, the former a native of Germany and the latter of Maryland. His father came to Kentucky in 1801, and located at Lexington, and five years later moved to Frankfort. He was a music teacher by profession, and died in 1848 at the age of seventy years. Subject was the only son, and was brought up in Frankfort, and in Woodford County.

He entered Georgetown College in 1854,and graduated in the junior class of 1856. He came to Louisville the same year, and read medicine with Dr. Louis Rogers; attended two courses of lectures in the University of Louisville; in 1859 graduating from the University of Louisiana at New Orleans, and has since practiced the profession in Louisville. He was for eleven years (up to five years ago) professor of obstetrics in Louisville Medical College, and for four years in the Kentucky School of Medicine. He was one of the originators of the Board of Health; he was one of the charity commissioners for three years, and twenty-one years physician to the House of Refuge. He was married in 1859 to Miss Caroline, daughter of Dr. Henry Miller. She died in 1882, and he was next married, in 1884, to Mrs. Reeseta Jones, Kalfus, daughter of R.R. Jones.
 

(The personal edited research notes of Michael Echols, the source of which may or may not be completely documented)

 

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