Walls, Charles Bruce

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Charles Bruce Walls Soundex Code W420

Charles Bruce Walls, M.D.;

born in: Fraserburgh, Scotland, U.K. on Monday, April 20, 1857;

son of: James Walls and Jane Walls, nee: Jane Sangster;

education: public schools of Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K. Hugh Miller's School and later under private instruction;

private secretary in Louisville and Nashville Railroad (L.&N.R.R.) office, 1884-5;

bookkeeper and confidential Clerk, Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, 1885-91;

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Chicago Homeopathic Medical College, 1894;

married: Annie Walls, nee: Annie Ingram, of Henderson, Kentucky, on Thursday, June 14, 1894;

children: Catherine Jean Walls, Annie Ingram Walls.

Practiced at Chicago since 1894.

Member: American Institute of Homoeopathy, Illinois Institute of Homoeopathy.

Surgeon Illinois National Guard;

served with 1st Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Spanish-American War;

Major Surgeon 1st Illinois National Guard, (retired);

appointed. 1st Lieutenant Medical Reserve Corps, United States Army, February, 1911.

Surgeon and director of Society of the Army of Santiago de Cuba;

member: Society of Foreign Wars,

Illinois Commandery of Naval and Military Order of the Spanish-American War

Association of Military Surgeons of U.S.


Mason, Odd Fellows.

Member of the St. Andrews Society

Contributor of many articles on health and military sanitation.

Office: 22 E. Washington Street

Home: 1003 Warren Avenue, 1900; 1526 W. Chase Avenue, 1917

Source: Chicago City Directory, 1900; Book of Chicagoans, 1917.

Chicago Tribune, June 27, 1938, page 20, Obituaries

Funeral services for Dr. Charles Bruce Walls, Chicago physician since 1894 who died on Friday in his home 1526 W. Chase Avenue, at the age of 81, will be held today at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel at 6959 N. Clark Street. Burial will be held at Henderson, Kentucky. Dr. Wall was born in Fraserburgh, Scotland, U.K. and came to the U.S. as a young man. A graduate of the Chicago Homeopathic Medical College, he served as a surgeon for the Illinois National Guard and later as a medical examiner for the United States Army.