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MICHEL, Bernard A.

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MICHEL, Bernard A. (Dubuque, IA, July 13, 1860--Dubuque, IA, Nov. 5, 1948). Physician. Michel was one of the founders of FINLEY HOSPITAL (THE). Educated in the public schools of Dubuque, Michel graduated from the School of Pharmacy of the University of Pennsylvania. He returned to Dubuque and worked in the RUETE AND MICHEL drug company, but later returned to the University of Pennsylvania Medical School from which he graduated in 1889.

Michel, the last surviving member of the WORLD WAR I draft board medical staff, served many years as director of the City Health Department.



"Dr. B. A. Michel, 88, Succumbs," Telegraph-Herald, November 7, 1948, p. 29