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MARTIN RYERSON

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Physician and surgeon (R). Born Dec 8, 1855 in Dixon , Lee county Illinois, son of J L and Mary H camp. Educated in public school Dixon Ill ; Knox Academy Galesburg Ill; Cornell Univ Ithaca N Y; Rush Medical College Chicago Ill 1878. Practiced medicine in Dakota from 1878-84; physician to Standing Rock Agency; resigned 1883 and located in Brainerd 1884; established the Lumberman’s Hospital 1891; sold hospital to Sisters of St Joseph 1902; has been in active practice in Brainerd to date. Member American Medical Assn; Minn State Medical Society; U S Historical and U S Geographical societies.

[Little Sketches of Big Folks in Minnesota . Publ. 1907 Transcribed by Renae Donaldson]

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