Pueblo County, Colorado

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Dr. Samuel J. Randall, a physician and surgeon of Pueblo, specializing in the treatment of chronic diseases, was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on the 30th of March, 1858, a son of Samuel and Nancy (Hall) Randall. The father died during the boyhood of his son Samuel J., and the mother has also passed away. Dr. Randall is their only child and in the public schools of Fond du Lac he began his education, which was continued in the Northwestern University at Chicago and in the Appleton University at Appleton. Wisconsin, but he had to leave that institution before completing the course. Later he took up the study of medicine and became a student in Rush Medical College of Chicago. He afterward entered the Pulte Medical College of Cincinnati, Ohio, from which he was graduated with the class of 1880. Dr. Randall located for practice at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, where he remained for four years, and then removed to Chicago. At a later period he established his home in Dubuque, Iowa, where he followed his profession until 1902, when he came to Colorado, first settling in Denver. There he continued for sixteen years but on the 1st of February, 1918, removed to Pueblo, where he is now located. Although he has been a resident of this city only a brief period his practice is steadily growing, for his reputation as a skillful physician and surgeon had preceded him. He has specialized to a large extent in the treatment of chronic diseases and his work in that connection has been most successful. He has studied abroad in the hospitals of Europe more especial at St. Paul's in Paris. Queen's Hospital in London and also in Berlin. On the 18th of December, 1895, Dr. Randall was united in marriage to Miss Mary Boder, who passed away in 1897. He is connected with the Masonic fraternity, also with the Modern Woodmen, the Knights of The Maccabees, the Foresters of America and the Fraternal Union. He is a man of genuine personal worth, respected and esteemed by all with whom he comes in contact, and as a citizen he is public-spirited, deeply interested in the development and progress of city and state. History Of Colorado Illustrated Volume III Chicago The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company 1918

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