And my Grand Finale for 1904 World's Fair
. . .1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition St Louis Day Ticket
This ticket was given to someone to enjoy "St Louis Day"
on September 15th 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition from Dr. Bransford Lewis
of St. Louis Missouri Medical College, St. Louis, Missouri.
I did find some information about him.
Born Nov 14 1862 in St. Charles County, Missouri.
Died at age 78 at his summer home near Saint Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.
Buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
He was an accomplished surgeon with a long list of accomplishments.
Affiliate Fellow of the American Medical Association and a member of its House of Delegates in 1913.
A lecturer in genitourinary surgery at his alma mater from 1893 to 1895.
Assistant superintendent of St. Louis City Hospital in 1889 and on the staff from 1902 to 1905 and from 1910 to 1912.
On the staff of the Missouri Pacific Hospital from 1892 to 1896, Rebekah Hospital from 1901 to 1914, Deaconess Hospital from 1905 to 1912, Frisco Hospital from 1898 to 1915.
1912 urologist to St. John's Hospital.
Translated from the German "Genitourinary Diagnosis and Therapy for Urologists and General Practitioners," by Dr. E. Portner ; co-author, of "Cystoscopy and Urethroscopy".
A professor of urology at St. Louis University School of Medicine from 1900 to 1930 and since 1930 professor emeritus member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons.
Past president of the American Urological Association, fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Past president of the Mississippi Valley Medical Association.
In 1933 vice president of the Pan American Medical Congress.
Edited a "History of Urology" in 1933, and wrote the chapter on the history of the American Urological Association.
He contributed largely to the of the modern development cystoscope.
Wrote about a surgical procedure nephropexy, to correct nephroptosis, a floating kidney, by fixing the kidney in place._____________________Pierre Laclede
is shown on the front and was a French fur trader who, with his young assistant and stepson Auguste Chouteau, founded St. Louis in 1764, in what was then Spanish Upper Louisiana, in present-day Missouri.Saint Louis
on horseback is shown on the back. Apotheosis of St. Louis
, A bronze statue of Saint Louis stands in Forest Park where the Fair took place. The statue is a replica of a plaster statue that stood on the concourse of the Plaza of St. Louis, near the main entrance to the fair