Archive for the 'Medicine' Category

Dr. John Shaffer Simms

Originally published to on September 9, 2022. Welcome back to another Facebook Friday History! Welcome back to our Facebook Friday history! Today’s post looks back at a Nebraskan WWI veteran who became a prominent doctor and surgeon in our community. John Shaffer Simms was born on November 24, 1883 in Alma, Nebraska to B. […]

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Dr. Josiah Beckley Redfield

Originally published to on August 19, 2022. Today’s North Platte History looks back at a turn of the century doctor, Dr. Josiah B. Redfield. Dr. Josiah B. Redfield’s family history gave researchers quite a run, so stick with us as we unfold his story. Read on! Josiah Beckley Redfield was born in Omaha, Nebraska […]

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