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From the book entitled: South Haven (Michigan) city directories
Published: 1898

Leslie G. Rhodes, M. D., the junior member of the firm of Games and Rhodes, is a native of East Almond, N. Y., and was born in 1852. Ho was raised on a farm, and attended the district school. In 1867 he moved with his parents to Iowa. He took a course of instruction in the Academy at Kossuth. Iowa, and afterward a college course at the Iowa Wesleyan University at Mount Pleasant, graduating from that institution in 1877. He was then for a time engaged in teaching school. His medical training was accomplished in the medical department of the Iowa State University, graduating in 1881.^ He entered upon the practice of medicine and surgery at Alton, Kansas, where he remained ten years. In 1891 he moved to Lincoln, Nebr., and continued the practice of his profession until coming to this city in 1896. Dr. Rhodes is a member of the Kansas State Medical Society, the Missouri Valley Medical Association, and the Michigan State Medical Society, and of the Kalamazoo Academy of Medicine. In 1889 he was appointed U. S. Pension Examiner, being made president of the Board. In 1885 he was appointed local surgeon for the Missouri Pacific R. R. In Lincoln he served as member of the medical staff of St. Elizabeth Hospital, and was also on the surgical staff of Tabitha Hospital. On coming to South Haven he formed a partnership with Dr. George d: C'arnes, and continues to give his undivided attention to the study and practice of medicine and surgery.

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