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Caregivers of Color in Davenport

In celebration of this year’s Black History Month theme, “Black Health and Wellness,” we tell the stories of three African American healthcare providers who practiced in Davenport: General Houston, Charles William Bates, and Robert Shannon Taylor, M.D. We have elsewhere … Continue reading

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History’s Mysteries : General Houston (part four) : the rest of the story

Forty-four year old General Houston, having been pardoned on murder charges and divorced by his wayward wife, married for a third time February 28, 1884 in Burlington, Iowa. Sarah (Proctor) Leslie had a child, Ada, from her previous marriage. The … Continue reading

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