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ID: PC/PC160
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Homer Willard Davis (1874-1946), born on September 25, 1874 in Illinois, graduated from the St. Louis Medical College at Washington University in 1900 and was licensed to practice medicine in the state of Illinois that same year. Dr. Davis attended St. Louis Medical College from 1896 to 1900, and as a medical student he was awarded the George F. Gill prize in anatomy. When he graduated, Dr. Davis was appointed as an intern to the St. Louis City Hospital. His 46 year practice was carried out entirely in Alton, Illinois where he died at home of liver cancer on September 5, 1946, and was buried on September 8. He was the first president of, and chief surgeon at, Alton Memorial Hospital, and a surgical consultant to St. Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Davis was a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Madison County Medical Society, Alton Medical Society, and Medical Society of City Hospital Alumni.
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Preferred Citation: [Item description, Box number, Folder number], Homer W. Davis Notebooks, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
Collection Material Type: Personal Collection
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