Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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E. E. Liggett

E. E. LIGGETT, M. D., is one of the most successful physicians and surgeons in Labette county, Kansas, and is located in Oswego, where he has practiced continuously since 1884.

Dr. Liggett was born in Marysville, Ohio, in 1861, and was but nine years of age when his parents moved to Chetopa, Labette county, Kansas. He received a good mental training in the public schools of Chetopa, and then determined upon the practice of medicine as his life work. He first studied under a preceptor, Dr. G. D. Boon, at Chetopa, and then took a course of instruction in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, at Keokuk, Iowa. He graduated with the class of 1884, and immediately thereafter began practice in Oswego, Kansas. He soon acquired a paying practice and established an enviable reputation as a skillful physician, - successfully coping with the most complicated cases. He has always been a close student, and has kept thoroughly informed as to the great advancement being made in medical science. In 1893, he took a post-graduate course in Bellevue Hospital, New York City. He has a very large general practice, and makes, a specialty of surgery.

Dr. Liggett was united in matrimony with Mrs. Mary Maynard, and they are parents of two children, - Margaret and Ruth. He is a member of the Southeast Kansas Medical Society, of which he is now vice-president. Fraternally, he belongs to the Modern Woodmen of America, and the Ancient Order of United Workmen. Politically, he is a sturdy supporter of the principles of the Republican party.