CLEMENT C. COLLINS (Dr.)
Written by: Karen Bazzani Zach
Dr. C.C. Collins was born July 23, 1870 the son of Whitfield and Susan Collins. Clement Clayton Collins passed away two days before the end of the year in 1936. He and his wife, Nora Lizzie (1872-1957) have a beautiful large stone in Roachdale Cemetery, Putnam County, Indiana. He also has a small imbedded granite stone with just his dates.
Although he attended Rush Medical School in Chicago, he graduated from the medical department at the University of Louisville, Kentucky in 1892 but continued graduate work at Chicago Clinical School and did other work at IU at various times for the next 20 years or so. He began his practice in Groveland, Indiana in April 1892 moving in September two years later to Roachdale where he was the local doctor until his death.
During WWI (September 4- December 7, in 1918) he was Captain of the Medical Corp at Camp Greenlear, Chicamauga Park, Georgia.