Shelby County

Earl A. Yates, M.D.



Earl A. Yates, M.D.

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 596

    who has been established at Sidney, O., in the practice of medicine and surgery since 1906, enjoys the confidence of the public here in marked degree. He was born on a farm in Miami county, O., near the town of Conover, March 11, 1874, and is a son of Samuel and Phebe  (Shanks) Yates. Samuel Yates and  wife were both born in Miami county, he on April 30, 1830, and she on October 4, of the same year. Her death occurred in September, 1904, and his less than two years later, on April 18, 1906. They were farming people whose interests were
centered in their home and family and they lived long and worthy lives. Earl A. Yates attended school at Conover, and was graduated in 1893 from the Lena and Conover high school, and during the winter of 1893-94 attended the Ohio State University at Columbus, his studies from 1894 until 1897 being directed along the line of medicine, and his graduation with first honors took place in the last named year. On September first following he opened an office at Kirkwood, Shelby county, where he remained in practice until 1906, when he came to  Sidney, taking his place among the skillful medical men of this city, the profession being well represented here. On August 19, 1897, Dr. Yates was married at Lena, O., to Miss Martha Denman, a daughter of Dr. H. B. and Rose (Brecount) Denman. Mrs. Yates was born July 9, 1875, and was graduated from the Lena and Conover high school in the same class with Dr. Yates. He is a member of the Shelby County Medical Society, the Ohio State Medical Association and the American Medical Society. Politically he is a democrat and fraternally a Mason and an Odd Fellow. Both he and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church.

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