Makers of Fort Worth Page: 48
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W. A. Duringer
R. W. A. DURINGER,
though not a native
Texan, has been a resiei
r dent of the State since ,
1875, when the family :Il Mdcl
Tu~r l-l-n moved here from
Pinckneyville, Illinois, where he was
born in 1861. He has held many _
important posts here. He was pres- i Sii^
ident of the Medical College for two A
years prior to its affiliation with V S
Texas Christian University, and was
also president of its board. He is nprofessor
of special diseases in the !Il
Texas Christian University, chief -
surgeon of the Orient in Texas, -- l
general surgeon of the Rock Island,
division surgeon of the Frisco, local
surgeon for the Katy and Central,
chief surgeon for Armour & Co., i
and consulting surgeon of the Eagles
and life insurance examiner for
several companies. He is a member Im
of the American Medical Association,
Texas State Medical Association,
Tarrant County Medical Association,
National Association of Railway
Surgeons, former president of the
Frisco Medical Association and a
member of the Rock Island Medical
Association. He is a graduate of
Tulane and the Charity Hospital of
New Orleans. He is a Knight
Templar and Shriner, an Elk and
Eagle, and a Pythian. He is president
of the Hust Lake Art Club and
a member of the River Crest
Country Club. He is the son of
Jacob Duringer and Sarah Duringer.
He married Bernice J. Hovey in
1897. They have two children, Miss
Elizabeth H. Duringer and H. W. X -
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