Genealogytrails Harrison County, Missouri

Dr. M.J. Quinlan-an able and prominent dentist of Gilman, Missouri, was born in Nodaway County, Missouri, October 3, 1881, the son of John and Margaret Quinlan.  Mrs. Margaret Quinlan lives in Maryville, Missouri, and her husband is dead.
Dr. M.J. Quinlan was educated in the University of Illinois, and was graduated in 1905 in dentistry, and opened an office in Gilman, Missouri the same year, where he has since practiced.

During the World War Doctor Quinlan enlisted July 30, 1917, and was in the Dental Corps, stationed at Oglethorpe, Georgia.  He was mustered out at that place January 5, 1920, and returned to Gilman.  He was promoted to captain in March, 1920 and is now in the Dental Reserves, Corp.

Doctor Quinlan was married in 1906 to Myrtle Clayton, who has been in the War Risk Department service since March, 1920 and who will not be released until in July, 1921.  She is stationed at Washington, District of Columbia.  Doctor and Mrs. Quinlan have a daughter, Margaret.

Doctor Quinlan is a member of the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks.  He is a progressive type of man and has an excellent practice.  He has always taken a commendable interest in the affairs of Gilman and has many friends here.
[Source: History of Harrison County, Missouri, Geo. Wanamaker, 1920]

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