Hugh McDowell Beebe, M.D.
"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
HUGH McDOWELL BEEBE, M.D., For forty years the name of Beebe has been associated with the medical profession in Shelby county, O., representing men of high scientific attainment and successful exponents of the Homeopathic School of Medicine. The pleasant and thriving town of Sidney, the county seat and the home of business, culture and refinement, has two physicians of the above name, father and son. Hugh McDowell Beebe was born at Sidney, July 24, 1883, and his parents are Dr. Henry E. and
Ophelia (McDowell) Beebe.
Hugh McDowell Beebe was educated in the public schools of his native place and after completing the high school coarse, entered the Ohio State University and subsequently the medical department of the University of Michigan, and was graduated from the latter institution in the class of 1907. Shortly afterward he entered into practice at Sidney and has been associated with his father. He has won recognition, particularly as a surgeon, and is held in high regard by his professional brethren and by the general public.
Dr. Beebe was married in 1909 to Miss Ruth Pearson, who was born at Troy, Miami county, O., a daughter of Elmer E. Pearson, who formerly was auditor of Miami county. Dr. and Mrs. Beebe have one son, Henry Pearson. Dr. Beebe is identified with the Masonic fraternity and professionally is connected with a number of organizations including the Union Clinical Society, the Ohio State Homeopathic Medical Society and the American Institute of Homeopathy.