IN MEMORY OF
JOHN THOMSON HODGEN, M.D.
Born, Hodgenville, KY. January 17. 1826
Died, St. Louis, MO. April 28. 1882
Professor of surgery, St. Louis Medical College
President of American Medical Association
HENRY HODGEN MUDD, M. D.
Born, Pittsfield Ill. April 27. 1844
Died, St. Louis, MO. November 20. 1899
Dean and Professor of surgery St. Louis Medical College
These two boys of the same family stock reared and educated in Pittsfield
Became later foremost American Surgeons.
This tablet is erected in their honor and as an inspiration to other boys by the physicians of Pike County