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    L. N. Lindenberger, M. D., a well-known physician of Troy, although he has been engaged in practice here for only a short period, is a veteran of the great World war. He was born at Troy, September 10, 1886, a son of Dr. L. M. and Mary E. (Norton ) Lindenberger, of Farmington, Me. Dr. L. M. Lindenberger was born at Delaware, Ohio, educated at Oberlin College, and graduated in medicine at Bellevue. For a time he taught school in Miami county, his medical work being commenced at Casstown, where he resided two years, then coming to Troy, where he assumed a prominent place in his profession and retained it until his death, July 23, 1910. He was a prominent and influential citizen of his community and for some years a member of the board of education. The Norton family is of old original Yankee stock, having located on Martha's Vineyard Island, off the coast of Maine, as early as 1630. One of the ancestors, Maj. Peter Norton, was a distinguished soldier of the War of the Revolution, and in the early days the Nortons were noted seafaring men, Ichabod Norton having been a master whaler of New Bedford, Mass. Madame Nordica, the famous operatic star, was a Norton by descent and a full cousin of Mrs. Dr. L. M. Lindenberger. One of two children born to his parents, his brother John being deceased, L. N. Lindenberger secured his early education in the graded and high schools of Troy and then entered Ohio Wesleyan University, from which he was graduated in 1908, with the degree of Bachelor of Arts. For two years he taught in the high school at Sidney, Ohio, and then took part of his freshman course in medicine at the Harvard School of Medicine but finished his medical studies in the medical department of the University of Cincinnati. He became an interne in the Cincinnati Hospital, and after competitive examination was made chief receiving physician of the hospital. His career at this time was interrupted by the entrance of the United States into the World war, and, called for military service August 11, 1917, Doctor Lindenberger enlisted in the Medical Reserve corps. He was assigned to the Medical Officers Training corps, at Fort Benjamin Harrison, and in November, 1917, was sent to Camp Taylor, where he was placed in complete charge in handling the epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis. Doctor Lindenberger was next commissioned first lieutenant and ordered to the Cincinnati General Hospital, where he mobilized the enlisted personnel for Base Hospital No. 25. He was then promoted to captain of the United States Medical corps and ordered to the base hospital at Camp Sherman, from there going to Camp Mills, and June 23, 1918, being ordered to sail for France. On his arrival on foreign soil, Doctor Lindenberger was attached to Base Hospital No. 25, near the village of Allery-Saone-et-Loire, and remained there until April 23, 1919. During this time he acted as commanding officer of enlisted men in the medical department and later was advanced to the rank of adjutant. Returning to the United States, he was mustered out of the service May 8, 1919, and resumed his post as chief receiving physician at the Cincinnati General Hospital, a position which he retained until September, 1919, when he returned to Troy to succeed to his father's practice. He has already made much progress in his profession and is rapidly becoming accepted as one of the leaders among the younger physicians and surgeons of the city. Doctor Lindenberger is a member of the board of health, of the county, state and national medical bodies and of the Sigma Chi and Alpha Kappa fraternities. He is likewise a Mason, and belongs to Clifford Thompson Post of the American Legion.

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