Birdsall, Lawrence "Doc" D. (May 17, 1891 - May 8, 1971)
DOC BIRDSALL DIES IN CALIFORNIA
Unknown - May 13, 1971Word was received Sunday of the death Saturday night of Lawrence D. "Doc" Birdsall fo Ojai, California. Death was attributed to complications from a heart condition.
A well-known former Douglas resident, Birdsall was born May 17, 1891 in Smithshire, Illinois. He practiced as a licensed chiropractor in Iowa prior to coming to Wyoming in 1919 to homestead in the Gillette area. He and his wife, Jennie, to whom he was married for 54 years, engaged in ranching until the late 1940's when he retired and moved to Douglas. They moved to California in 1964.
Besides his wife, Doc is survived by a son, Dudley of Ojai; a daughter Jane Van Horne, of the Los Angeles area; and a sister, Carol Lewis, Stockton, Calif. Two brothers, Jim and Herbert preceded him in death.
Mrs. Birdsall's address is 217 Vallerio Ave., Ojai, California.