Bio: Foster, Dr. John W. (1953)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Foster 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 11, 1953 

Foster, Dr. John W. (1953)  

Dr. M. A. Foster, Neillsville and Thorp optometrist, announced this week that she is taking into partnership her son, Dr. John W. Foster. 

The younger Dr. Foster will be in charge of the Thorp office, and will make his home there.  His family has purchased a home there.  He also will be in charge of the Neillsville office on Thursdays, and Dr. M. A. Foster will be in charge of the Thorp office on that day.   

Dr. John Foster recently passed the state board examinations and is licensed to practice optometry in Wisconsin.  A graduate of Pacific University at Forest Grove, Ore., Dr. Foster also is a premedical graduate of the University of Minnesota.  He is a member of the Blue key, an international honorary fraternity to which students are voted on the basis of leadership, character, ability and scholarship. 

He also is an authority on illumination, and is a member of the Illumination Engineer Society of America.  During World War II Dr. Foster was a member of the naval aviation reserve list.  He is married and the father of two sons, John, Jr., and Jeffrey Lee. 



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