DR. L. FINIGAN
DR. L. FINIGAN, office 26 South First Street, San Jose, as been in active practice in the dental profession over 15 years. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1847, attended school and prepared himself for this profession in his native city. Early in 1862, when but fifteen years of age, he enlisted in the United states Army as a member of Company D, Fiftieth Ohio Infantry, and served three years, being mustered out in July, 1865. At the battle of Franklin, Tennessee, he received a gunshot wound in the right side of his head, from which wound he suffered in the hospital three months with gangrene, and was disabled for duty. Quite a scar marks the place of the wound, which came so near taking his life. Dr. Finigan came to California in 1870 and engaged in the profession , and has a fine business in San Jose. He is a charter member of Enterprise Lodge, A. O. U. W., and has ben twice chosen Master of the Lodge. He is a member of Phil Sheridan Post, No. 7. G.A. R., organized in 1878, and has served eight years as its Quartermaster, which office he now holds. The Post numbers 110 member in good standing.
SOURCE: Pen Pictures From The Garden of the World or Santa Clara County, California, Illustrated. - Edited by H.S.
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