GAINES, MARION TOULMIN, 1869-1955

Biography:

Physician, professor of medicine. Born– July 12, 1869, Mobile. Parents– Aristide and Amante (Gaines) Hamelin. Adopted by grandparents, Edmund Pendleton and Mary Jane (Toulmin) Gaines. Married– Augusta Brooks Henry, April 25, 1896. Children– Two. Education– University of Alabama, degrees in pharmacy and medicine, 1890. Intern, City Hospital of Mobile; assistant surgeon at New Orleans U.S. Marine Hospital during yellow fever epidemic of 1897; practiced medicine, 1904-; during World War I, served as Captain, Medical Corps, Camp Severe, S.C.; after war, practiced medicine in Mobile; served fifteen years as member of Mobile County Board of Health; professor of pathology and dermatology, Mobile Medical Department of the University of Alabama. Member, American, Southern, and Alabama Medical Associations; Mobile County Medical Society.

Source:

Owen’s The Story of Alabama.

Publication(s):

Mobile; West Florida to Alabama. Mobile, Ala.; Rapier House, 1952.