Fox, Butler Gilbert

Master pnID: 
AMH-PN1173
History of Arizona medicine; collections of Orville Harry Brown, M.D. [AHSL Special Collections WZ 70 AA7 H673]: 
volume 2, page(s) 283,284
Degree|Title|Profession: 
MD
Residence(s): 
Globe
See History of Arizona medicine; collections of Orville Harry Brown, M.D. [AHSL Special Collections WZ 70 AA7 H673].
Quebbeman, Frances E. Medicine in territorial Arizona. Phoenix : Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966, page 342.
See also: McClintock, James H. Arizona, Prehistoric, Aboriginal, Pioneer, Modern; the Nation's Youngest Commonwealth within a Land of Ancient Culture. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1916 (aka Arizona, the Youngest State), volume 3 (Biographical), pages 676-677: Dr. B.G. Fox, a physician and surgeon who since 1892 has practiced continuously and ably in Globe was born in Clayton County Iowa, in 1853. He is a son of Benjamin Franklin and Julia B. (Plum) Fox, natives of New York, who were married in Iowa and made their home in that state from 1848 until their deaths. The father was well known in Clayton County and served as a lieutenant in the Black Hawk War. The public schools of Clayton County afforded Dr. Fox his early educational opportunities and he after attended the Iowa State Agricultural College at Ames. He came to Globe in June 1878. Afterward he determined to study medicine and went to Kentucky where he entered the University of Louisville, graduating in 1892. In that year he opened an office in Globe and has since remained. Dr. Fox was married in 1881 to Miss Alice E. Richards, a native of Connecticut and a daughter of Frederick Richards, a pioneer in Iowa. They have an only son, Jesse B., who was born in 1891. he attended the Polytechnic school in Pasadena California for one year and a half and for two years was in the employ of the Arizona Eastern Railroad in the engineering department. He is now in the engineering department of the Arizona and Calumet Mining Company at Bisbee.

J Am Med Assoc, Feb 1895; XXIV: 294: The fourth annual session of the Arizona Medical Association convened at Phoenix, Ariz. February 6. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President, Dr. P. G. Cotter; Vice-Presidents, Drs. Neil McIntyre, B. G. Fox and A. M. Givens ; Secretary, Dr. L. D. Dameron ; Treasurer, Dr. I. B. Hamilton ; Essayist, Dr. F. H. Willes. The next meeting will be held in Prescott, May 28, 1896.
J Am Med Assoc, Apr 1927; 88: 1096: Butler Gilbert Fox, Globe, Ariz. ; University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1892; member of the Arizona State Medical Association; for many years city and county health officer; at one time justice of the peace; formerly superintendent of the Gila County Hospital; aged 73; died. February 12, of bronchopneumonia.
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