FRANK W. KNOWLES, M. D.
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FRANK W. KNOWLES, M.D., son of Smith S. and Mary C. Knowles, was born in Rock Island County, Illinois, March 2, 1858. Up top the age of fifteen years he resided on a farm ad attended the district schools. His father died when he was nine years old, and when fifteen years of age his mother removed to Moline, Illinois, at which place he attended school, graduating in the High school in 1880. He then went to the office of Dr. L. D. Dunn, of Moline, and remained with him till September, 1880, when he entered Rush Medical College, at Chicago, which he attended till February 20, 1883, when he graduated. In July of that year he came to California and on the nineteenth of the same month located in Los Gatos, where he has been engaged in active practice ever since. Soon after coming here he became a member of the Santa Clara County Medical Society.
SOURCE: Pen Pictures From The Garden of the World or Santa Clara County, California, Illustrated. - Edited by H.S.
Foote.- Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1888.- Page 335 transcribed by Carolyn Feroben
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