Anti-smoking movement in Quincy waxed and waned
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Anti-smoking movement in Quincy waxed and waned

A few months before the American Civil War began; J.B. Harris of Quincy offered free seeds and advice to any Adams County resident wanting to grow tobacco. The military had long considered its use essential for fighting men.

E.B. Montgomery was at one time oldest practicing physician in U.S.
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E.B. Montgomery was at one time oldest practicing physician in U.S.

According to the American Medical Association, Dr. Edmund Brewer (E.B.) Montgomery was the oldest practicing physician in the country when he died Dec. 8, 1954. His parents, Robert and Elizabeth, were from New Jersey and Ohio but moved west.