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Encyclopedia of History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference
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TitleEncyclopedia of History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference
AbstractPhoto and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge, "pioneer physician" of Kansas City and its first official city physician. Born in Kentucky in 1825 and coming to Kansas City in 1848 as a doctor at the Levee before moving his office to the Ridge Building. Also photo and bio of his wife, May D. Campbell Ridge, or May Ridge of Cincinnati, dying in 1892 at their mansion, Castle Ridge at 21st and Woodland Avenues.
NotesPage 349: "He was the first physician, and for many years afterward, when numerous others had arrived, he stood alone as a college-graduated practitioner."
AuthorHoward L. Conard
Date1901
Locationq977.8 C74
Volume5
Page349 (and opposite)-352
Local SubjectRidge, Isaac M.
Ridge, May D. C.
Physicians
Firsts
Item TypeBook
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Item ID117724
CONTENTdm number7028
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