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This report card was issued to Charles Hoover when he was a student at the Eclectic Medical University at Kansas City, Missouri. Hoover became a general practioner who practiced medicine in Kansas for 55 years. After receiving a diploma in 1910, he treated patients in Overbrook for 14 years before moving to Quinter in 1925. Hoover also served as the Gove County health officer and the coroner. In 1957 he appeared on the television series "Wide, Wide World" in an episode titled "The House I Enter - A Television Portrait of the American Doctor." The show used two Kansas doctors to demonstrate how a Kansas plan provided small communities with topnotch medical care. Hoover died in 1973.

Creator: Eclectic Medical University
Date: between 1908 and 1909

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Item Number: 319485
KSHS Identifier: 2016.21.10

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