Glendale, California Biographies

Dr. H. G. Westphal

Dr. H. G. Westphal, President of the Glendale Physicians Club and Superintendent of the Glendale Sanitarium and Hospital was born at New London, Wisconsin, July 6, 1881. He was reared on his fatherís farm and after graduating from the New London schools went to Battle Creek, Michigan, where he completed his college work. He graduated from his medical work at Chicago, in 1905. He served his internship at Battle Creek, Michigan, after which he went to Antigo, Wisconsin, and practiced medicine for twelve years. He was married August 5, 1908, to Miss Nellie Countryman of Birmingham, Iowa.

They came to Glendale in 1917, and after a few monthsí needed rest Dr. Westphal was invited to take the superintendency of the Glendale Sanitarium and Hospital which position he has since held. He is a member of the Glendale Physicians Club and in March 1922, was made its president.††††

From History of Glendale and Vicinity by John Calvin Sherer. The Glendale Publishing Company, c. 1922 F. M. Broadbooks and J. C. Sherer. p. 452-455.