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Meade, Prentis, M. D.

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Meade, Prentis, M. D.
March 16, 2007 02:52PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,
Carroll Co.

PRENTIS MEADE, M. D., a native of Oldham County, Ky., was born September
4, 1832, and is a son of Col. Richard E. and Mary (Walker) Meade, of
Jessamine County. Richard E. Meade was a classical scholar, a lawyer
and a farmer, and when quite a young man represented Fayette County in
the Kentucky Legislature. He died May 4, 1861, aged seventy-four years.
Prentis Meade, the next youngest in a family of seven children, was
reared on a farm in Oldham County, attended the county schools, and in
1860 began the study of medicine, under Dr. William Ross, then entered
the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery, from which he graduated
in 1864. The same year be began practice in Carrollton, Ky., and has
ever since been actively employed with his patients. In 1833, however,
he was elected to represent Carroll County in the State Legislature, and
re-elected to that office of public trust in 1887 by a large majority.
He was married, September 9, 1858, to Virginia E. Wilson, who was born
near Louisville, and is a daughter of William P. and Malinda (Bradshaw)
Wilson, natives, respectively, of Fayette and Oldham Counties.
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