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    W. R. THOMPSON, M. D.

    W. R. THOMPSON, M. D., who for some thirty years has been in the active practice of medicine and surgery at Troy and enjoys a well earned reputation for professional skill, was born in Montgomery County, Ohio, where he was reared.

    After completing the common school course in his native county, Dr. Thompson attended the Ohio Wesleyan College, going from there to the University of Michigan, where he was graduated from the medical department in 1869. He first took up practice in Tennessee, but after a year and a half he returned to Montgomery County and located at Vandalia, where he remained until 1879, when he came to Troy. Dr. Thompson is an active and valued member of the Miami County, the Ohio State, and the American Medical Associations. He is surgeon of the C.H.& D. Railroad and of the larger number of corporations of Troy and numbers patients from all this section of the State.

    In 1871 Dr. Thompson was married to Miss Laura A. Stouder, of Tippecanoe City, Miami County, and they have three children, namely Charlotte, who is the wife of W. E. Boyer, cashier of the Troy National Bank; Fannie E., who is the wife of Walter Coles; and Wilbur R., who is a student in his sophomore year in the University of Michigan. In addition to being eminent in his profession, Dr. Thompson is an active citizen, recognizing his responsibilities as such and lending his influence to everything of which his judgment approves as being beneficial to the community.

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