PAYNE, ROSWELL HERSCHEL: Physician & Surgeon; b Bird City, Kas Nov 28, 1888; s of Dr Jerome Mortimer Payne-Hannah Morgan; ed Iowa City HS 1909; U of Iowa MD 1916; Nu Sigma Nu; m Lois Gertrude Marshall Sept 8, 1919 Des Moines; s Thomas Jerome; d Lois Elizabeth, Janet Gertrude, Janice Mary, Margaret Ann; 1916-17 prac med Montreal Gen Hosp, Montreal Canada; 1919-25 prac med, Frederick Colo; 1925- prac med, Exira; during World War enl Jan 1918 Chattanooga Tenn, Camp Greenleaf, med corps, Camp Pike, O/S 14 months, disch Aug 1919, 1st lt med corps; Amer Legion, chaplain; Audubon Co & Iowa St Med Socs; AF&AM 342; KP 181; hobby: hunting; off & res Exira.|
Transcribed by Cheryl Siebrass from Who's Who in Iowa, by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 70.
CORRECTION PROVIDED BY A FAMILY MEMBER: The biography of Roswell Herschel Payne as printed in 1940 is missing Roswell's second son. The above list of children above should read: s Thomas Jerome; s Jack Marshall (born in Colorado while his father was the company doctor for the mine); d. Lois Elizabeth; d Janet Gertrude (twin); d. Janice Mary (twin); d. Margaret Ann.