Makers of Fort Worth Page: 17
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Dr. F. D. Boyd I
R. FRANK D. BOYD
is one of the professional
men of the city
a nd who has become extensively
real estate and other
activities without interfering with his
large practice as an eye, ear, nose
and throat specialist. He has served
as chairman of the Medical Board of1
Councilors for the State of Texas and
as president of the Fort Worth Y. M.
C. A. and is an active worker in its
welfare. Dr. Boyd is a native Texan.
He was born at Rusk, December 24,
1867, the son of John A. Boyd and
Amy E. Boyd, and is of Scotch-Irish
ancestry. His father was born atll
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and his I
mother at Selma, Alabama. Dr. Boyd
was graduated from the medical department
of the University of Louisville
in 1890. In 1892 he married
Miss HJlattie C. Callahan. They have
one child living. Dr. Boyd is a
staunch advocate of outdoor sports
and has done much to build up the
physical education department of the
Y. M. C. A. during his service at its
head. His favorite sports are baseball
and golf. He is a Mason and
Shriner, an Elk, member of the
Country Club, Fort Worth Club, it i
Chamber of Commerce and Real Estate
Exchange. At the 1914 session
of the Texas State Medical Association
held at Houston, Dr. Boyd was
honored with election as president of
this body, which includes nearly all
of the practicing physicians in the
State. In recognition of the honor he
was tendered a banquet by the Tarrant
County Medical Association. He
is a member also of the Doctors'
Lunch Club and served as its chairman.
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