EDWIN HAMILTON WADDELL, D. D. S.
Dr. Edwin Hamilton Waddell, one of the leading dentists of Visalia, California, is a native of the state, born
in Ione, Amador county, November 23, 1886. His parents, George Edwin and Susan (Vogan) Waddell. were both born
in that county, where their families were among the pioneers.
Edwin Hamilton Waddell received his elementary education in the public schools of his native town. After graduating
from the high school there he attended the Sacramento high school and then entered the dental department of the
University of California, where he was a member of the graduating class of 1908, receiving the degree of Doctor
of Dental Surgery. He began practice in Exeter, Tulare county, but in the summer of 1909 he removed to Visalia,
where he has built up a satisfactory patronage. His office and laboratory are equipped with all the modern appliances
used in the dental profession and he keeps fully abreast of the new discoveries in dentistry. He is a member of
the San Joaquin Valley Dental Association, and belongs to several other organizations. In Masonry he is a member
of Visalia Lodge No. 128, is a Knights Templar Mason, and belongs to Islam Temple of the Mystic Shrine of San Francisco.
He is also a member of Visalia Lodge No. 546, Loyal Order of Moose, and Visalia Lodge No. 1298, Benevolent Protective
Order of Elks.
On August 25, 1913, Dr. Waddell was married to Miss Mary T. Redmond, a native of California, and they have two
sons and a daughter: Thornton Hamilton, Susette Southern and James Redmond. Outside of fraternal circles Dr. Waddell
is a charter member of the Visalia Rotary Club and belongs to the Visalia Golf Club.
History of Tulare County, California
By: Kathleen Edwards Small
Kings County, California
By: J. Larry Smith
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
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