Edward James Farnum, M.D.; Soundex Code F655
born in: Sauk County, Wisconsin, in October, 1861; reared on farm;
son of: Henry James Farnum and Elizabeth Farnum, nee: Elizabeth Shell
education: graduated Baraboo, Wisconsin High School, 1879; M.D., Bennett Medical College, 1889;
married: 1st wife: Anna S. Farnum, nee: Anna S. Lanich(died 1885), in 1882;
married: 2nd wife: Mildred Virginia Farnum, nee: Mildred Virginia Corr, in 1903.
Professor of surgery, Bennett Medical College; attending surgeon, Cook County Hospital, since 1892, and Bennett Medical College;.
Member: Illinois State Eclectic Medical Society, National Eclectic Medical Association, Chicago Eclectic Medical Society; also Wisconsin Eclectic Medical Association, Minnesota Eclectic Medical Association, Michigan Eclectic Medical Association, Iowa Eclectic Medical Association and Nebraska Eclectic Medical Association. Note: see: History of Eclectic Medicine.
Mason (32nd degree).
Office: 29 E. Madison Street
Home: 1231 W. Farwell Avenue, Rogers Park
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917.