Wilfred Hickam
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Processed by: Lucinda Barnhart, 2004


Wilfred Hickam, M.D., was born on December 25, 1856 in Owen County, Indiana. He began his study of medicine in the office of Dr. Schell of Spencer, Indiana, and in 1883 graduated from the Medical College of Indiana located in Indianapolis. He began practicing medicine at Newark in Greene County, Indiana for a short time and then in Freedom, Indiana for several years. While in Freedom, Hickam was elected Auditor of Owen County and at the expiration of his term of office he resumed practicing medicine in Spencer, Indiana. While in Spencer, Dr. Hickam was considered one of the leaders in his profession and he was also a member of the Owen County Medical Association for twenty years. Dr. Hickam died in Spencer on November 22, 1904 from cancer of the stomach.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains the account book of Dr. Wilfred Hickam from April-November, 1904. The account book lists the patients seen on each day along with the reason for the visit and the amount each patient paid.

Item Listing:

1904. Account book.

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