Dr. James L. Booth, 1886-1954

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Title

Dr. James L. Booth, 1886-1954

Subject

Druid City Hospital
Physicians

Description

Dr. Booth was one of the 50 doctors on staff when the new Druid City Hospital (DCH) opened in 1952.

According to his Tuscaloosa News Obituary, Dr. Booth was a native of Buhl who was born 6 June 1886 and who died 8 October 1954. Dr. Booth served in private practice in Northport except for when he was in military service during World War I.

In his private life Dr. Booth was married to Bessie Ford Booth and had two children: son James L. Booth Jr. and daughter Mrs. Doris Nell Heartwell . Dr. Booth was also a member of Northport Baptist Church.

According to his son a waiting room at DCH Hospital is named in honor of Dr. Booth.

Source

Tuscaloosa News

Date

Circa 1952

Contributor

Brenda Harris (Description)
Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Photograph

Identifier

765

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3 1/2 inches x 2 1/2 inches

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