MCCOY, DR. FRANKLIN
Posted By: Jean Kramer (email)
Date: 1/7/2005 at 13:49:20
Biography reproduced from page 284 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Dr. Franklin McCoy came to Kossuth county in 1857, and commenced the practice of his profession. He was a thoroughly energetic man, and a successful practitioner. Coming to a new country without money, he was compelled to meet many obstacles, but by labor and energy, he overcame them and acquired a fair share of real estate. Early in the year 1866, he left Algona and went to Columbia City, Ind., where he grew into a large practice and became quite wealthy. He died at that place, on the 9th of January, 1874, of heart disease, mourned by a large circle of friends, acquaintances and patients.
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