BIOGRAPHY - Frank O. Culter, M.D.

FRANK OREN CULTER, M. D., the only homeopathic physician of Gibson City and a most successful practitioner, is a native of Brown County, Ohio, and was born in Russellville, of that county, on the 8th of May, 1861. His parents, Allen M. and Mary (Geeslin) Culler, were also natives of Ohio. The mother was called to her final rest in the fall of 1891, but her husband still survives and resides in Russellville, Ohio.

The subject of this sketch received his literary education in the schools of his native town, closing in the High School. On leaving school, he entered upon the study of medicine in the Pulte Medical College, of Cincinnati, Ohio, whence he was graduated in the Class of '87. On receiving his diploma, he began the practice of his profession in Dover, Ky.

Dr. Culter continued in that place until ho was united in marriage, which important event occurred on the 28th of May, 1889. The lady was in her maidenhood Miss Lucy J. Ammer, a daughter of John S. and Margaret Ammer, of Augusta, Ky. Mrs. Culter was born and reared in that place and there received her education. Immediately after their marriage, the Doctor and his wife came to Gibson City, Ill., where they have since resided.

Dr. Culter is one of the practicing physicians of his school in Ford County and has already achieved prominence in his profession in consequence of his skill, ability and uniform success in practice. He is one of the prominent young business men of the place and takes an active interest in the welfare of the community. In political sentiment, the Doctor is a stalwart Republican, and is a Presbyterian in religious affiliations. Mrs. Culter was reared under the auspices of the Baptist Church and belongs to that denomination. This couple rank high in social circles and he is a member of Gibson Lodge No. 733, A. F. & A. M. He is now erecting a fine dwelling house in Gibson City and designs making that town his permanent place of residence.

Extracted 28 Mar 2020 by Norma Hass from Portrait and Biographical Record of Ford County, Illinois, published in 1892, pages 274-279.

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