Page 600, transcribed by Carolyn Ward from History of Butler County, Kansas by Vol. P. Mooney. Standard Publishing Company, Lawrence, Kan.: 1916. ill.; 894 pgs.


A. H. Nossaman, M. D., a leading physician and surgeon of Whitewater, is a native of Harrison county, Missouri, and is a son of W. P. and Nancy (Rice) Nossaman. The Nossaman family came to Kansas in 1879, locating in McPherson county, and four years later, moved to Kingman county, and the parents now reside at Cunningham, Kansas. Dr. Nossaman was the second in order of birth, of a family of eight children.

After receiving a good common school education in the public schools of Kingman county, he taught school for two years, and in 1899 entered the Salina Normal University and was graduated from that institution in the class of 1901, with a degree of Bachelor of Science. He then entered the University Medical College of Kansas City, Mo., where he was graduated in 1904, with a degree of Doctor of Medicine.

Dr. Nossaman then engaged in the practice of his profession at Isabel, Barber county, where he remained for six years. He then removed to Wichita, where he was a successful practitioner for three years, and in 1912 came to Whitewater and succeeded to the practice of Dr. H. L. Wood and has built up an extensive practice in Whitewater and vicinity. He was married in 1903 to Lelia J. Duncan, a native of Indiana, and they have two children, Lawrence, born June 28, 1904, and Marian, born August 28, 1906.

Dr. Nossaman is a member of the American Medical Association and a member of the Medical Alumni Association. He holds membership in the Masonic lodge, A. F. and A. M., No. 303, Wichita, Kans. Dr. Nossaman is a close student of his profession and an untiring worker. He has a large income from his extensive practice, but the mere making of money is not his greatest concern. He loves his profession and his greatest reward is the appreciation of successful results in his chosen field of labor. He is one of Butler county's capable and most progressive physicians.

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