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Frye, Joseph C.

Born: 1811-XX-XX Virginia

Died: 1887-08-22 Peoria County, Illinois

Flourished: 1854-09-28 Peoria, Illinois

Frye practiced medicine in Peoria, Illinois for fifty-three years. In 1849, he organized the Peoria Medical Association and served as its first president. He was also a member of the State Medical Society of Illinois. Frye supported the Whig Party. In 1860, Frye owned $26,000 in real estate and had a personal estate of $1,200. Frye and his wife, Eliza, had one son and three daughters.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat (MO), 23 August 1887, 3:7; Petition of Jonathan K. Cooper and Others to Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Peoria County, IL, 93-94.