Thursday, February 12, 2015

Registered Pharmacists 1902

The Kentucky Pharmacy Law, enacted 16 March 1898 and amended 17 March 1902, stated that it was unlawful in Kentucky for anyone who was not a registered pharmacist to sell, compound or dispense any drug, medicine, chemical, poison or pharmaceutical preparation for medical use or to compound and dispense doctors' prescriptions.[1]

The following are registered pharmacists in two Kentucky  counties.

Caldwell County
Bunton, J.T. - Kelsey
Coleman, R.S. - Princeton
Cox, Wm. E. - Kelsey
Loyd, Charles B. - Fredonia
Patterson, Robert B. - Princeton
Reynolds, John L. - Creswell
Terry, W.B. - Princeton
Towery, Willis M. - Creswell

Crittenden County
Brantley, Bennett I. - Marion
Burks, Charles L. - Dycusburg
Dixon, John O. - Marion
Elder, Jefferson D. - Shady Grove
Guess, O. - Tolu
Haynes, Robert F. Jr. - Marion
Hughes, Ansel Roe - Weston
McMurray, James Silas - Repton
Mantz, David Berkley - Tolu
Moore, Robert A. - Marion
Orme, James H. - Marion
Ramage, Edward - Dycusburg
Ranking, James L. - Ford's Ferry
Woods, H.K. - Marion

[1] Report of the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy, for the Year Ending October 15, 1902 with an Alphabetical List of Registered Pharmacists, (Frankfort, Ky:1902), 121,123, 151; digital images, Google Books ( accessed 10 January 2015).

Published 12 February 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,

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