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C.A. LILLY, M.D., a well-known member of the medical profession of Atchison County, is a native of the Buckeye State. He was born at Mansfield, Ohio and is a son of S. and Clara (BEARD) Lilly. The father was a lumberman. Dr. Lilly was reared and educated in Mansfield, Ohio and Chicago, Ill. and, after obtaining a good academic and classical education, he entered the Chicago Medical College in 1897 and was graduated in the class of 1901 with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. He then came to Kansas and engaged in the practice of his profession at Seneca. After remaining there about one year and a half he returned to Chicago and took a post-graduate course in Rush Medical College and did considerable hospital work. In 1904 he located in Atchison where he has since been successfully engaged in the practice of medicine and has one of the extensive practices of Atchison County He has been division surgeon for the Missouri Pacific Railroad since 1911.

Dr. Lilly was united in Marriage in 1902 to Miss Isabel SMITH of Hiawatha, Kan. Dr. Lilly is a member of the Northeastern Kansas and the Missouri Valley Medical Associations and also belong to the County, State and American Medical Associations.

Taken from:

History of Atchison County, Kansas

by Sheffield Ingalls - 1916

Submitted by:

Clemi Higley Blackburn, April 2002

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