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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Lee Williams

DR. LEE WILLIAMS. This gentleman is one of the most prominent and successful physicians of Oswego, Labette county, Kansas, where he has resided since 1878. He was born at Pleasant Hill, Miami county, Ohio, in 1850, and is a son of Isaac Williams. Isaac Williams was also a native of Miami county, Ohio, where he followed the occupation of farming, and died at an early age.

Dr. Lee Williams received his primary education at Pleasant Hill, and assisted his father in farming until he took up the study of medicine. He began his medical studies with Dr. S. W. Keister, and later took a lecture course at the Louisville (Kentucky) Medical College. His last course, he took at the Kentucky School of Medicine, at Louisville, Kentucky, where he was graduated in the class of 1877. He commenced practice in Oswego, Kansas, in 1878, and has remained there ever since. He is an excellent physician, and has a large practice in Oswego and the surrounding country. He has been very successful in his chosen profession, and Oswego people place much confidence in him, and speak only in the highest terms of his ability.

Dr. Williams married Lucy Davenport, in 1870, and they have one child, - Cora Lee. Dr. Williams was one of the original stockholders in the First National Bank of Oswego, and also of the Oswego State Bank, and for a number of years has been a director in both institutions. He is president of the board of education, having held that office for six years. He is a member of Adams Lodge, No. 63, A. F. & A. M. In politics Dr. Williams was formerly a Republican, but now votes the Democratic ticket. He takes an active interest in the welfare of Oswego.