Charles Mertz Arbuthnot

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Charles Mertz "C. M." Arbuthnot was an early physician, pharmacist and founder of the Arbuthnot Drug Company in Republic County, Kansas, one of the first to establish a practice in the county.

Charles Mertz Arbuthnot
Charles Mertz Arbuthnot

15 December 1852
Died2 October 1920

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He was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1852, and his family came to Kansas in 1871 by way of Iowa.[1]

While he was young, Arbuthnot remained at home helping his father on the family farm while also teaching in the district schools until 1875.[2] He then attended Leavenworth Normal School,[1] then a principal at public school in Peabody, Kansas for two years.[3]

While working through his education and teaching, Arbuthnot had been studying medical books. In 1878 he went to Philadelphia and took a medical course at Jefferson Medical College. After graduating in 1881 he returned to Republic County and began practicing medicine in Belleville.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Cutler, William (1883). History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: A. T. Andreas. Archived from the original on May 10, 2003. Retrieved March 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Stafford, Susan; Taylor, Dick. "Republic County, Part 3". KanColl: The Kansas Collection. Archived from the original on May 10, 2003. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "A Brief History of Peabody's Wonderful Educational Advancements". Peabody News. 1901. Archived from the original on October 14, 2012. Retrieved March 30, 2012.

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