Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos
Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 106.
MILLER, DR. BYRON E., a leading physician of Portland, and vice-president of the Multorpor Republican Club, was born near Dundee, New York, March 17, 1855. At the Age of twenty-one he entered a mercantile house in Cleveland, Ohio, as clerk. In 1880 he began the study of medicine, at Ovid, New York, and graduated from Cleveland Homeopathic Hospital College in 1883. He practiced medicine in 1882, by special license, having been selected from a class of 200 students. He settled in Doylestown, Ohio, and was elected a member of the N. E. Ohio Medical Society, and the Schuyer County (New York) Homeopathic Society. In 1884 he came to Portland, and has taken rank among the leading physicians and surgeons of the city. In 1886 he was elected a member of the Oregon State Homeopathic Society, and the Multnomah County Homeopathic Society. In 1886 he was elected corresponding secretary and was appointed chairman of the Bureau of Diseases of Women by the State Medical Society. He was subsequently elected president of the Board of Censors. In May, 1888, he became treasurer. In 1889 he traveled through Mexico and the East, and took a special course in surgery and physical diagnosis in the Polyclinic Post-Graduate School of Medicine, in New York. In 1889 he was elected first vice-president and a member of the Board of Censors of the Oregon State Homeopathic Medical Society, and in May 1890, was chosen chief of the Department of Gynaecology on the medical staff of the Portland Hospital. He was re-elected vice-president of the State Society in 1890, and the same year went to New York and took a course in orthopedic surgery and surgical diseases of women at the Post-Graduate School. In 1890 he was elected vice-president of the National Homeopathic Hospital Association, of Washington D.C. In 1891 he was elected president of the Oregon State Homeopathic Medical Society. He is a member of the American Institute of Homeopathy, the Masons, Odd Fellows, Portland Chamber of Commerce, and the Multorpor Republican Club, of which he is vice-president. Dr. Miller is one of the staff physicians of the Portland Hospital, now a homeopathic institution, and is a member and secretary of the State Board of Medical Examiners.