Whilbr Heading
Search | Use Google Search
Collection:


Words or Phrase:


Search Method Help Image




Left Nav Image    Home   |   Links   |   Contact Us   |   Facebook   |   Digital Whilbr
Yellow Bar image
Description ImageWhilbr Description
        
 

  


Collection Dropdown Image
Allegany County
Category Divider
Garrett County
Category Divider
Washington County
Category Divider
Civil War in Maryland
Category Divider
Genealogy Resources
Category Divider
Photographs and Prints
 
Cumberland, Maryland (Medical Profession and Hospital)


Medical Profession and Hospital Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND HOSPITALS IN CUMBERLAND

1.       The early medical profession.

In the early medical profession in Cumberland there were doctors such as Dr. Charles H. Ohr, with his home and office at 7 South George Street. From 1858 to I860, Dr. Ohr served as councilman in the Cumberland City Government. In 1862 Dr. Ohr was elected Mayor of Cumberland. During the Civil War, Dr. Ohr served as Assistant Surgeon and Acting Post Surgeon at Cumberland Post Hospital. Dr. Ohr also served as a member of the Maryland State Senate from 1864 to 1869. The doctor had opened his office in Cumberland in 1847. He died in 1903. Other doctors who had offices in Cumberland in the 1800's were Drs . James M. porter, Bernard A. Daugherty, J. F. C. Hadel, John J. Bruce, Mortimer A. R. F. Carr, G. Ellis Porter, Wardlaw McGill, George B. Fundenberg, Stanley H. Fundenberg, Henry J. Wiesel, W. J. Craigen, Walter F. Fundenberg, Stanhope McClelland Scott, Oscar Melvin Schindeg, James M. Spear, Frederick W. Fochtman, Edgar T. Duke, Thomas B. McDonald, J. Jones Wilson, J. A. Fechtig, P. A. Healey, W. H. McCormick, James M. Smith, D. P. Welfley, W. Wyatt Wiley, W. A. Willis, John Zacharias, John Twigg, Charles H. Brace, Charles F. Henry, John A. Doerner, Thomas M. Healey, Henry W. Hodgson and W. F. Twigg.

2.       The growth of the medical profession in Cumberland.

In the 1873 Cumberland City Directory, eight doctors were listed.




ID:
achm131

Page #:
131

Creator:
Miller, Herman J.

Rights:
Mayor and Council, City of Cumberland

Date:
1978

Collection Location:
Cumberland

Original Size:
27 x 20 cms

Contributor:
Stegmaier, Harry

Subject:
Cumberland (Md.), history

Coverage:
Cumberland (Md.), 1700-1976

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Footer Image     Contact Webmaster  |  Copyright Information Top Line Image