LOCAL DOCTORS - 1918-1944

This list of physicians was made by searching death certificates
of Kendall County, Texas.
Dr. R. L. Fulcher Dr. Robert Lee Fulcher is signed as physician on many of the Death Certificates of those who lived in the east part of Kendall County near the Kendalia community. Dr. Fulcher, who had come to Texas from Louisiana, married Lucy Reeve, the daughter of Dr. John R. Reeve who also practiced in Blanco County. Dr. John R. Reeve was a brother of Dr. William T. Reeve who is listed below. Source: Findagrave, Blanco Cemetery. Census records
Dr. John GardnerDr. John Gardner, age 23 on 1920 Census, is listed as doctor on the staff of Robert B. Green Hospital. Patients from the Boerne area of Kendall County were often sent to this facility for treatment. Source: Census 1920, Bexar County, Texas
Dr. Charles C. Jones Dr. Jones, a native of Georgia, served as physician in the Comfort, Texas area for many years. Source: Death Certificate on ancestry.com
Dr. W. B. Lawrence Dr. Lawrence and his wife, Annie, were living in Comfort, Texas in 1910 where they were listed on the Census as Boarders. He died on two years later at the age of 33 on June 21, 1912. Dr. Lawrence signed the death certificates of many tuberculosis patients, then he died of the same disease. He was buried in Canton City Cemetery in Madison County, Mississippi which was his hometown. Source: 1910 Census; Death Certificate
Dr. Harvey M. Matthew Dr. Matthews ( March 31, 1867 - Feb. 6, 1929) owned a sanitarium, the Matthews Nursing Home in San Antonio, Texas. Source: Medical Profession records. ancestry.com
Dr. NooeDr. John Nooe, a local physician, served the general population in Boerne. Several private homes were opened by their owners to those who needed to be hospitalized. Dr. Nooe sent his patients to these facilities. Source: Dietert Collection, Boerne Public Library files
Dr. ReeveDr. William T. Reeve was one of Boerne's two doctors during the early years of 1900. About 1901 he purchased 29 lots and built his home at the corner of O'Grady and Herff Streets, north of Frederick Creek where it meets with Cibolo Creek.Source: Dietert Collection, Boerne Public Library files
Dr. TrittDr. Earl Franklin Tritt was a young doctor about 27 years old when he signed the death certificate of 8 year old Luther Lester. He was born about 1902 in Harlingen, Texas to parents who had been born in the state of Tennessee. After finishing high school, Dr. Tritt attended Baylor College in Waco. The 1930 census lists him as a 28 year old, white, married, lodger in the D.A. Harrison home on Beal Street, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas. Listed also was his wife Gladys, and baby Earleen K. Tritt. Source: Census 1920, 1930
Dr. R. D. Williamson One Death Certificate of a patient at Sill Sanitarium has been found. Research in progress.
Dr. W. E. WrightIn 1919 Dr. W. E. Wright, a local physician, signed a contract with the Veterans Administration to provide medical care and lodging for WWI Veterans who were recovering from lung ailments-either tuberculosis or poison gas--at his sanitorium where the Hill Top Nursing Home now stands.Dietert Collection, Boerne Public Library files

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