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Hopper - Milton S.

Source: Montgomery County Indiana History. H. W. Beckwith. Chicago: HH Hill, 1881.p. 556

HOPPER, M.S., physician, Darlington, is a native of this County, having been b. in Franklin Twp. on Oct 30, 1851 and is the son of James Alva and Lucinda SCOTT) Hopper, the former being a native of Ky, but arrived in IN when 9 or 10 with her parents. The Dr. received his early education at the district school, and later at Stockwell College, Tippecanoe Co, graduating there in 1876. In 1870 he had the misfortune to lose his father, mother and brother, by typhoid fever, within the short space of four months. On Oct 12, 1876, he marr. Miss Lidia WELLS, a very talented young lady, the result of which union is one son, Albert M. On April 2 of the following year (1877) he removed to Darlington, where he began practicing medicine, and by his natural ability, skillful treatment and close application to the duties of his profession, he has wont he confidence of the people, and has established a lucrative and steadily widening practice. Dr. Hopper is not one of those professional men who think that when they leave college they have acquired all the necessary knowledge, but keeps himself posted taking all the latest works and magazines relating to medical practice. He is a promiinent member of the Masonic fraternity, and also of the IOFO and is a member of the Methodist Church. In politics the Dr. is enrolled beneath the republican banner.
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