Saturday, March 5, 2011


Hiram D. KELLOGG, M. D., physician and surgeon, was born in Warren County, Penn., in 1839. He is a son of Hiram and Delia B. Kellogg. He enlisted in Company C, Nineteenth Regiment Illinois Volunteers, and participated in the engagements of Chickamauga, Stone River and others of his command. He was wounded at Chickamauga by gun-shot, with which he was in the hospital until the close of his term of service. He was mustered out in 1864. He then completed the study of medicine, which he had previously commenced, and graduated at Rush Medical College, Chicago, in the class of 1866-67. In 1867, he came to Kansas and located at El Dorado, where he practiced for three years, and in 1870 moved to Arkansas City. He was one of the earliest settlers of this place, and was a member of the town site company.

In 1875, he purchased the drug business of Mr. Keith, which he carried on in connection with his profession under the firm name of H. D Kellogg & Co (sic), and which was subsequently changed to Kellogg & Hoyt, and removed to Emporia, where he remained a year and a half; he then sold his interest and returned to this place and associated with W. D. Mowry and established the drug business, located on Summit street, between Fifth and Central avenues. He was married in 1870, to Miss Sarah E. Hess. The issue of this marriage has been four children, three of whom survive - William H., Estelle L. and Harry H. Mr. Kellogg is Mayor of the city, now serving his third term. He was Superintendent of Public Instruction in Butler County for two terms, and County Clerk of that county; also, Postmaster of El Dorado and Clerk of the District Court of Butler County. He is a member of the A. O. U. W., Select Knights, National Union and the G. A. R., Arkansas City Post, No. 158.

Military Service.

Rank CPL., Company C., Unit 19th., ILL., United States Infantry, Residence RICHMOND, COOK CO, ILL., Age 21, Height 5' 5, Hair BROWN, Eyes GREY, Complexion FAIR, Marital Status SINGLE, Occupation FARMER, Nativity PA., Joined When JUN 17, 1861, Joined Where CHICAGO, ILL., Period 3 YRS , Muster In JUN 17, 1861, Muster In Where CHICAGO, ILL., Muster Out JUL 9, 1864, Remarks; PROMOTED SERGT. MAR 8, 1863.

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