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From: Mary Snow <>
Subject: Re: [COOK-CO-IL] Douglas Park Hospital
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 21:59:50 -0400
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In another article on November 17, 1948, the address of Dr. William F.
Briney and Douglas Park Hospital was listed as 1900 S. Kedzie Avenue and
424 Loudon Road, Riverside. Hope this helps.


Mary Snow wrote:
> On February 15, 1948, the Chicago Tribune published the report of the
> death of Dr. W. F. Briney, age 79, who founded Douglas Park Hospital,
> 1900 S. Kedzie Avenue in 1901 and had operated it since then. He "died
> yesterday in the hospital, where he lived."
> On November 2, 1960, the Tribune reported the death of Miss Elizabeth
> Wilson, age 70. "She was supervisor of nurses for 25 years at the old
> Douglas Park hospital and for 10 years had held the same position with a
> convalescent home that succeeded the hospital."
> Cheryl wrote: Has anyone ever heard of Douglas Park Hospital in
> Chicago? Could it have changed names? I have a relative that says he was
> born there and I can't locate anything about it on the internet. Any
> help would be greatly appreciated.

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