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Samuel Crumbine

(1862 - 1954)

  • Moved in 1880s from Pennsylvania to Ford County to practice medicine
  • State secretary of health for 20 years
  • Launched public awareness campaigns for tuberculosis, elimination of houseflies and rats, and water and sanitary sewage control
  • Abolished community drinking cup and credited with creating modern fly swatter

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