Philip Fox (1840 - 1932)

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Birthplace: Lima, LaGrange, Indiana, United States
Death: Died
Managed by: Mary Wheeler
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About Philip Fox

PHILIP FOX, M.D., was born near Lima, La Grange Co., Ind., March 27, 1840; is the son of George FOX, who settled on Sec. 35, town of Fitchburg, June 1843; Dr. FOX made that his home until 1870, although he attended school at Sinsinawa Mound, and graduated at Bellevue Hospital Medical College in March 1863; entered the United States services in December 1863, as Assistant Surgeon of 2d W.V.I., and was mustered out July 1864, and returned to practice with his uncle, William H. FOX, of Fitchburg, remained there until the spring of 1870, then removed to Janesville, where he practiced for six years; Jan. 1, 1877, he came to Madison, and has since been engaged in practice here. Dr. FOX married in Madison, September 1866, Anna E. REYNOLDS; they have four children - Philip R., Anna Kathalin, Mary J. and William George. The Doctor is a member of Dane County Medical Society; also a member of the State Medical Association.

Notably, Philip Fox was a close friend of Republican politician Robert M. LaFollette, and the namesake of LaFollette's son Philip Fox LaFollette.

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Philip Fox's Timeline

March 27, 1840
Lima, LaGrange, Indiana, United States
June 23, 1867
Age 27
Fitchburg, WI, USA
November 21, 1869
Age 29
Age 35
Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
May 8, 1897
Age 57
Age 91