Devine, Clark B.

CLARK B. DEVINE, M.D. is a promising young physician of Marshall. He was born in Oregon, Dane County, Jan. 12, 1879. His parents are Judson B. Devine, born in Pennsylvania, June 28, 1846, and Margaret (Kellor) Devine, a native of Canada, born April 14, 1854. His paternal grandfather, DeWitt Clinton Devine, a native of Pennsylvania, and five brothers, came west and all settled on farms in Oregon township, Dane county; all of this family of young pioneers, with once exception, have died in their adopted home, and the father of Dr. Devine resides in the village of Oregon. He maternal grandfather came to Dane from Canada in 1856, and died in Wisconsin. Dr. Devine’s father came to Wisconsin with his parents when he was a babe six weeks old, received his education in the common schools of the county and has practically spent his whole life within its boundaries. Politically he affiliates with the Republican party and has held various town offices. He married the widow of his half-brother, who had, at the time of her second marriage, one son; the subject of his sketch is the only child of the second marriage. Dr. Devine has received a liberal education having been graduated from the Oregon high school in June 1895, from the University of Wisconsin with the class of 1900 and from Rush Medical College of Chicago, in 1903. He began his practice of medicine in Marshall, where he is meeting with success in his chosen profession. In politics, he follows the family traditions and votes with the Republican party. On October 26, 1904, he was married to Miss Alice J. Manson, who is a native of Texas, born Oct. 24, 1879, the daughter of Alexander P. Manson and Sarah, his wife of Belleville, Wis. Dr. Devine is a member of the E. F. U. and M. W. A. and Beavers, and is the examining physian for all these societies; he also belong s to the Royal Laborers and has acted in the same capacity for that association.

1906 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, p. 230-231.

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