FRANCIS E. BUCK, M. D.,
SURNAMES: CAMPBELL, RUSSELL,
of Mayfield, is a native of Wapello County, Iowa, born on the eighteenth day of October, 1856. His father, Francis H. Buck, now deceased, was a physician and a graduate of the Western Reserve Medical College, Cleveland, Ohio. He located at Eddyville, Wapello county, Iowa, where he resided until his death. The mother of the subject was a native of Massachusetts, and her maiden name was Emily Campbell. She survives her husband. Francis E. Buck, subject of this sketch, was reared at Eddyville, and there commenced his education, and also attended Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa. From there he advanced to Oberlin College, at Oberlin, Ohio, and after this attended Booktelle College, at Akron, Ohio. After a year and a half there he commenced attendance at the Western Reserve Medical College, where he met some of the professors whose lectures his father had attended during his college days. From this institution he graduated March 8, 1879. He commenced practice near Ottumwa, Iowa, with Dr. Gutch, an old resident of the community, but removed to Des Moines in 1881, and in 1884 came from there to California, locating at Mayfield in September. He now has an extensive practice. The doctor was married, in Iowa, to Miss Allie Belle Russell, a native of that State, reared at Glenwood, Missouri, and Boone, Iowa. They have four children, viz.: James Russell, Emily Hazel, Martha, and an infant unnamed. Dr. Buck has passed through all the chairs in the Mayfield lodge, I. O. O. F. He is a Republican in politics.
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