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Chirobituaries

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    “Dr. Vinton F. Logan, 1905-1961” (p. 2): Dr. Vinton F. Logan died on Sunday morning, July 9, 1961. Dr. Logan was born in Peoria, Illinois on July 1, 1905, son of Hugh B. and Wilhelmina Logan, both of whom enrolled in Chiropractic college while Dr. Vinton was a boy. Following their graduation the family moved to Atchison, Kansas where Dr. Hugh B. Logan began practice. Dr. Vinton attended St. Benedict’s College in Atchison and the Universal Chiropractic College in Pittsburgh. He received his Chiropractic degree on July 1, 1926. He practiced with his father in Los Angeles, California for three years and then took over the practice himself. He joined with his father in the promotion of full-spine work in 1934 and became the Dean of Logan Basic College of Chiropractic in St. Louis when it opened in 1935. In addition to administrative work at the college, Dr. Vinton traveled the country and taught graduate work to doctors in the field from 1934 to 1944. He became President of Logan College following the passing of his father in 1944. Dr. Logan was a member of the Legislative Committee of the Missouri State Chiropractors’ Assn, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Basic Technique Research Institute, member of the

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      C.A. Board of Control and member of the President’s Cabinet. Dr. Logan’s death is certainly a great loss to our profession. He was a man of courage and vision, an inspiring speaker and a dynamic personality who lived and loved Chiropractic.

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    Ernest G. Napolitano, D.C., member of ICA Board of Control, authors “Guest Editorial: Chiropractic protects individual rights

      • assures freedom of choice” (p. 3); includes: A patient’s right to choose the doctor he prefers for the restoration and maintenance of health has, until recently, never been seriously challenged…

1962 (Feb/Mar): The Columbian News [37(3)], “Edited by Jay Okin – A student publication of the COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF CHIROPRACTIC, published every two months”; associate editor is Stephen Dia; includes:

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    “Obituaries” (p. 5) include E.E. Thaxton, D.C. of Albuquerque NM, 1913 grad of St. Louis School of Chiropractic, charter member of CHB, state senator, member NM BCE, ICA rep for NM; also died, Paul Parr, D.C., former president of Carver Chiropractic College, on December 28, 1961; Peter Barbat,

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      C.; Vinton F. Logan, D.C.

1962 (Nov 3): Arthur G. Hendricks, president of Lincoln College dies [according to the Journal of the California Chiropractic Association 1962 (Dec); 19(6): 15]

1962 (Nov/Dec): Digest of Chiropractic Economics [5(3)] includes:

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    “Founder of Lincoln College passes on” (p. 36); includes photo

of A.G. Hendricks, D.C. and:

Dr. Arthur G. Hendricks, founder and president of the Lincoln Chiropractic College, 3171 N. Meridian, died November 3rd at his home, 480 W. Kessler Blvd., in Indianapolis. He was 68 years old. Dr. Hendricks, who founded the college in 1926, recently was named Indiana chiropractor of the year by the Indiana Chiropractic Association.

He was a member of the Indiana Chiropractic Association, past president and counsel for the National Chiropractic Association, and registrar of the International College of Chiropractors.

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Born at Sterling, Ill., Dr. Hendricks was graduated from Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, Iowa in 1920. He had lived in Indianapolis 36 years, and was a member of the Murat Shrine, Scottish Rite and Indianapolis Athletic Club. Services were followed by entombment in Crown Hill mausoleum.

1963 (Jan): JNCA [33(1)] includes:

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    L.F. Bierman, D.C. authors “A memorial tribute” (p. 50), obit for Arthur G. Hendricks, D.C., president of Lincoln College; includes:

    • Dr. Hendricks was born on August 30, 1984 in Illinois. He entered

chiropractic in 1919. After serving on the faculty of the Palmer School of Chiropractic for six years, he joined with DRs. Firth, Burich, and Vedder to found Lincoln Chiropractic College in 1926…

1963 (Apr): JCaCA [19(10)] reports:

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    “Andrew J. Sordoni Dies” (p. 5): Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (NCA-CAN) - Andrew J. Sordoni, 76, a financier, philanthropist, and industrialist recently passed away at his home at 5000 N. Bay Rd., Miami Beach. He was head of the Sordoni Enterprises, which included fourteen subsidiaries, among them a construction firm, telephone and light companies, a national tree surgery service, a hotel chain, and engineering and architectural organizations. Mr. Sordoni was widely known throughout the chiropractic profession and was one of the profession’s prominent lay supporters. On the staffs of his extensive industrial empire are emplyed doctors of chiropractic to aid in the maintaining of physical fitness of employees.

1963 (Apr): JNCA [33(4)] includes:

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    “Andrew J. Sordoni, industrialist, dies” (p. 50):

Andrew J. Sordoni, 76, a financier, philanthropist, and industrialist was found dead Wednesday at his home at 5600 n. Bay Rd., Miami Beach.

He was head of the Sordoni Enterprises, which includes fourteen subsidiaries, among them a construction firm, telephone and light companies, a national tree surgery service, a hotel chain, and engineering and architectural organizations.

He made his permanent home t the Sterling Hotel, which he owned, I Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and also had a summer home at his Sterling Farms in Harveys Lake, Pa.

Mr. Sordoni served two terms as national president of the American Automobile Association in 1954 and 1955, and was secretary of commerce in the Pennsylvania cabinet of former Gov. John S. Fine in the early 1950’s. He also served as a state senator from 1926 to 1934.

Well-known in all types of civic activities in Wilkes-Barre, he also headed the Sordoni Foundation, which made many charitable contributions and grants. The youngest of twelve children, he began his career at a meager salary and later became one of the wealthiest men in northeastern Pennsylvania.

In addition to the businesses which he operated until his semi- retirement, he was a director of many other organizations, including railroads and insurance companies.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Sekera, Dallas, Pa., and a son, Andrew J., Jr., of Forty Fort, Pa. – From the Miami (Fla.) Herald.

Editor’s chiropractic supporters.

_________ note: Mr. Sordoni was widely known throughout profession and was one of the profession’s prominent

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