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Dynamic Chiropractic – March 26, 2007, Vol. 25, Issue 07
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Who Are These Chiropractors?

By Joseph Keating Jr., PhD

Test your knowledge of chiropractic history. Match the names and images below to the brief biographical sketches.

___ 1. This graduate of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic co-authored Aquarian Age Healing with her husband in 1932. She later purchased and presided over the Hollywood College of Chiropractic.
___ 2. This Logan graduate was a feisty Republican Party member who served her alma mater, the North Carolina Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association for many years.
___ 3. This Holocaust survivor graduated from the Kansas State Chiropractic College in 1948 and practiced with her husband for many years in Texas, where she served as associate editor of the state journal and as a member of the Board of Regents of the Texas Chiropractic College.
___ 4. This woman and her husband served time in New York City jail for the unlicensed practice of medicine.
___ 5. She was the first president of the Kansas Board of Chiropractic Examiners, a post she held for more than a decade.
___ 6. This second-generation chiropractor graduated from Palmer-Davenport in 1947, served on the Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners, was the "founding mother" of Palmer College West in 1980, and is still practicing in Phoenix.
___ 7. Her husband founded the Columbia Institute of Chiropractic in New York City, from which she graduated. She later earned a second doctorate from New York University with a dissertation, "The History of Medical Organization and Counter-Organization in the United States."
___ 8. She was a very skeptical nurse who was so impressed with chiropractic that she took her doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College and operated the Bon-Aire Chiropractic Sanitarium in San Antonio for many years.
___ 9. This Palmer graduate was the matriarch of the Cleveland family of chiropractors, president of the Nebraska Board of Chiropractic Examiners, an influential figure in Democratic Party politics in her state, and the only woman ever to serve as president of a national membership society of chiropractors in America (the Universal Chiropractors' Association).
___ 10. She was secretary-treasurer and principal stockholder of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic from 1929 until its conversion to nonprofit status in 1947.
___ 11. A graduate of the Lincoln Chiropractic College, she and her husband practiced in Florida for many years while she served as president of the National Council of Women Chiropractors and secretary-treasurer of the National Council on Psychotherapy.
___ 12. She was a graduate in the first class of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, subsequently earned a second doctorate in osteopathy, and later served as president and dean of her chiropractic alma mater.

Answer Key

1 - H: Helen E. Sanders
2 - E: Faye B. Eagles
3 - J: Stephanie McCubbin
4 - G: Kitty Scanlon
5 - C: Anna M. Foy
6 - D: Lelia Schlabach
7 - K: Lorraine Welch
8 - B: Annie L. Farmer
9 - A: Sylva L. Ashworth
10 - L: Wilma Churchill
11 - F: Audrey M. Ploudre
12 - I: Linnie A. Cale

Click here for previous articles by Joseph Keating Jr., PhD.

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