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C. Lester Hall

C. Lester Hall was born in Arrow Rock, Saline County, Missouri, March 10, 1845, the son of a prominent physician and pioneer Missourian.  His boyhood, however, was spent on a farm south of Marshall, and his early education was received at the district schools.  In 1861, although only 16, he entered the Confederate army as a member of Dill's famous regiment, but was captured at the battle of Milford and put in prison, first at Alton and then in St. Louis.  After a few months he took the oath and returned home, soon after entering the Kemper School at Booneville.  He commenced the study of medicine in 1864, and attended the St. Louis Medical College, and then for four years he studied with his father, after which he entered the Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia, where he took the degree in 1867.  He first practiced with his father, but after six years removed to Marshall, where he remained until 1890, when he came to Kansas City.

     Dr. Hall has served terms as president of the local Academy of Medicine, the Missouri State Medical Association, and secretary of th section of diseases of women in the American Medical Association.  He is the president of the board of directors of the Medico-Chirurgical College, and professor of diseases of women and abdominal surgery in that institution.

     He married Miss Katherine Sappington, of Saline County, in 1867, and they have four children, Walton C. Lester, J., Katherine May, and Mrs. Leon Smith.
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