Lee County Biography


Dr. H.L. Winder, a well known veterinary surgeon of Ashton, is a native of Iowa, born May 3, 1887. His parents, T. G. and Ena A. (Stolp) Winder, were born in Illinois and both survive. Five children were born to their union, of whom three are yet living.

Dr. H.L. Winder was reared at home and acquired a grammar and high-school education. He is also a graduate of the Western Military Academy. In 1906 he went to Chicago, where he studied medicine for one year, following which he turned his attention to veterinary surgery. In 1913, after receiving his degree, he located in Ashton, where he has since engaged in the practice of his profession. He has already secured a large patronage. which is constantly increasing as his skill and ability become more widely known.

On the 19th of June, 1913, Dr. Winder was united in marriage to Miss June N. Moser, a daughter of Rev. Henry and Carrie Moser, of Sheridan, LaSalle county, Illinois. Mrs. Winder is one of a family of six children and is a graduate of the Hoopeston Seminary. Dr. Winder is connected fraternally with the Masonic lodge at Ashton and is also a member of the Mystic Workers. He gives his political allegiance to the republican party, and, while he is not active as an office seeker, takes an intelligent interest in public affairs. Young, ambitious and energetic, he is already in a fair way to make a lasting reputation in his chosen field.

Transcribed by Karen Holt - 1914 History of Lee County Illinois Vol 2 by Frank E. Stevens.


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