Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO

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Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO

Birthplace: Lee County, Virginia
Death: December 12, 1917 (89)
Kirksville, Missouri
Place of Burial: Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Abraham Still and Martha Poague Still
Husband of Mary Margaret Still and Mary Elvira Still
Father of Marusha Cowgill; Charles Edward Still; Herman T. Still; Harry Mix Still; Fred Still and 1 other
Brother of Dr. Edward Cox Still; Dr. James Moore Still; Barbara Jane Poage Still and Cassandra Elliott McCullum

Occupation: Noted discoverer and originator of the science of osteopathy
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About Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine. He was also a physician and surgeon, author, inventor and Kansas territorial and state legislator. He was one of the founders of Baker University, the oldest four-year college in the state of Kansas, and was the founder of the American School of Osteopathy (now A.T. Still University), the world's first osteopathic medical school, in Kirksville, Missouri.

In December, 2013 Still was announced as an inductee to the Hall of Famous Missourians. His bronze bust will be one of forty-four on permanent display in the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City. For the first time in the hall's history, the public was allowed to vote on new inductees. Still received over 38 percent of the votes, far outdistancing all others in consideration.

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Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO's Timeline

August 6, 1828
Lee County, Virginia
January 7, 1865
Centropolis, Franklin County, Kansas, United States
May 26, 1867
Baldwin, Missouri, United States
May 26, 1867
Baldwin, Kansas, United States
December 12, 1917
Age 89
Kirksville, Missouri