ROBERT HARRY TATUM

 

Date of Birth: August 12, 1874.

Place of Birth: Estill Springs, Tennessee.

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Gaines Webster Marquis Tatum.

Education: Public Schools of Dade County, Georgia.

Medical College of Georgia, Augustaq, Georgia; Chattanooga Medical College, M.D., 1899.

Married: Sallie Bays Pace.

Children: Terrell Louise, born 1902, Durham, Georgia, Catherine Dana born 1909.

 

Professional: Director State Prison Hospital, Durham, Georgia, 1899-1907, clientele were convicts leased to Durham Coal Company; Private Practice, South Pittsburg, Tenn., 1907-1911; Prison Camp at pittsburg, Georgia, 1911 –. (During this period, he also treated some 100 families who paid him $10.00 prorated over two months.) Private Practice, Chattanooga and Rossville until his death in 1922.

 

Community: Page, Georgia Legislature, member of Keystone Lodge, K. of P., Member, El Kedan Temple, Knights of Khorassan, Member of Woodmen of the World, Master Mason.

Church: Rossville Methodist Episcopal Church, South.(Used by permission HISTORY OF DADE COUNTY, GEORGIA, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1981)




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