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Arthur Horace Gordon. Arthur Horace third son of David and Mary B (Keen) Gordon was born October 23, 1863 in Calais and received his primary education in the public schools of his native town. This was followed by a four years classical and scientific course in the Calais Academy ending in 1880. He subsequently read medicine in the offices of Dr HB Mason and Dr CB Swan of his home town after which he entered Hahnemann Medical College of Chicago graduating with the degree of MD in 1887. Since that year he has been actively engaged in the practice of his profession in Chicago and is professor of physical diagnosis in Hahnemann Medical College and state medical examiner for the Knights of the Maccabees, being also a member of the executive board of that order. He is a member and medical examiner of the Sons of St George of the Improved Order of Heptasophs and life member of the Chicago Press Club. He is a member of the American Institute of Homeopathy, of the Illinois Homeopathic Medical Association, Chicago Homeopathic Medical Society and of the Clinical Society of Hahnemann Hospital. He has attained to the thirty second degree in Free Masonry being a member of Lincoln Park Lodge No 611 of Chicago of the Oriental Consistory and Medinah Temple Nobles of the Mystic Shrine of that city. In religious belief he is a Unitarian. Dr Gordon is president of the Chicago Job Press Company a concern interested largely in the printing of medical and other documents and is treasurer of the Modern Needle Company of Chicago. He married December 30, 1891 Julia Agnes Cavanaugh daughter of Jeremiah and Eliza M Cavanaugh of Chicago, and they are the parents of a daughter Julia M. born November 30, 1899. [Genealogical & Family History of the State of Maine Vol 4]

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