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Below is a family biography included in Portrait and Biographical Album of Greene and Clark Counties, Ohio published by Chapman Bros., in 1890.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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DR. JOHN W. HULICK. The medical firm of Bell & Hulick is familiar to most of the residents of Springfield as one having its full share of business, and which has attained to a good position in the medical fraternity of Clark County. They have a fine office, thoroughly equipped with everything pertaining to the profession, while their prompt attention to the calls made upon them and their conscientious methods of practice have fully established them in the esteem and confidence of the people.

Dr. Hulick was born in Batavia, Clermont County, this State, August 2, 1858, and is the son of William W. and Mary J. (Dial) Hulick, who are also natives of Batavia. The father was born December 24, 1824, and the mother November 20, 1828.

William W. Hulick was a stock dealer and farmer. He spent his entire life in his native town, and died in 1884. The paternal grandfather was James Hulick, a native of Virginia, and of English descent. He spent his last years in Clermont County. On the maternal side of the house Grandfather David Dial, was a native of North Carolina, and he spent his last years in Clermont County. To William and Mary Hulick there were born three children, one of whom, David W., died in 1880; Emma L. is living at Batavia, Ohio; John W., our subject, was the youngest of the family. He attended the public schools of Batavia during his younger years, and later became a student of the Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, from which he was graduated in the Class of ‘79.

Dr. Hulick began the study of medicine in the office of J. C. Kennedy, M. D., of Batavia, and later entered the Ohio Medical College at Cincinnati, from which he was graduated in 1882. He began the practice of his profession in Milford, Ohio, and later went to New York City, and took a post-graduate course in Bellevue Hospital Medical College, from which he was graduated in 1883.

We next find Dr. Hulick located in Springfield, where he commenced the practice of his profession which he has since followed with unqualified success. He associated himself in partnership with Dr. Read L. Bell in 1885. Dr. Hulick belongs to the American Medical Association, the Ohio State Medical Society, the Southwestern Ohio Medical Society; the Clark County Medical Society, and he is an honorary member of the Clermont County Medical Society. Socially, he belongs to Ephraim Lodge, No. 116, I. O.O. F.; the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, No. 51.

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This family biography is one of the many biographies included in Portrait and Biographical Album of Greene and Clark Counties, Ohio published by Chapman Bros., in 1890. 

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