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date: 29 February 2020

Dunlap, Livingstonlocked

(1799–10 September 1862)
  • Katherine Mandusic McDonell


Dunlap, Livingston (1799–10 September 1862), physician and civic leader, was born in Cherry Valley, New York. Little is known of his parentage other than that his father’s name was probably John Dunlap.

After arriving in Indianapolis from New York State in 1821, Dunlap formed a partnership with Samuel Mitchell, the city’s first physician. A medical student at the time, Dunlap studied medicine as an apprentice under Mitchell and became the third physician in Indianapolis. Like many physicians during this period, Dunlap set up a medical practice before obtaining his medical degree, which he received in 1830 from Transylvania University in Kentucky. In 1823 he married Georgiana McDougal; they had one child before her death. In 1849 he married Diantha Winslow; they had two children....

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