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Transcribed biography of L. L. Weiss

L. L. WEISS, D. D. S., one of the popular and successful dentists of Porter County, was born at Hebron, Indiana, on December 2, 1894, the son of Theodore and Ollie (Gerbing) Weiss, the former of whom was a native of Crown Point, Indiana, and the latter of Brunswick, Lake County, Indiana. Theodore Weiss found his major life's activities in the sheet metal trade. To his marriage were born four children: Geneva, who is now a school teacher in Chesterton; L. L.; Lisle; and Leigh. Doctor Weiss attended the Chesterton schools, and on his graduation from the high school he entered the service of the New York Central Railroad. In October, 1917, he entered Northwestern University of Chicago, and in 1921 received his degree of D. D. S. from that institution. His first practice was in association with Dr. J. R. Pagin at Valparaiso, and in 1922 he removed to Chesterton, where he established his office. Here he has been very successful in his practice. In October, 1917, he enlisted in the medical corps for World war service, but was ordered to continue his studies at Northwestern University subject to service at call. This enlistment terminated in December, 1918. Doctor Weiss is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana State Dental Association, Northwestern and Chicago Dental Association, Delta Sigma Delta and Omicron Epsilon, an honorary fraternity. He also holds memberships in the Masonic Lodge, Orak Shrine at Hammond, K. of P., Modern Woodmen and the American Legion.

Source: Cannon, Thomas H., H. H. Loring, and Charles J. Robb. 1927. History of the Lake and Calumet Region of Indiana Embracing the Counties of Lake, Porter and Laporte. Volume II. Indianapolis, Indiana: Historians' Association. 827 p.
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