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Dr. J. T. TUCKER

Ben Wheeler, Texas
Information transcribed from The Southland Vol. XII. No 1
Waco, Texas; Established March, 1892

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DR. J. T. TUCKER
Ben Wheeler, Texas
Information transcribed from The Southland Vol. XII. No 1
Waco, Texas; Established March, 1892

The Tucker family are from Virginia but Elder Trueheart Tucker was a pioneer Baptist minister and came from Virginia to Alabama in 1888, after coming to Alabama he was married to Mary A. Anderson of that city. They became the parents of two girls and one boy, the boy, J. Trueheart Tuckete (sic), was ambitious and hoped to accomplish much. His father died and his mother moved to Van Zandt county. At the age of 14 he began to study medicine and during the session of 1888 and 1889 he attended the Memphis Hospital Medical college. He graduated in 1892 and located in Ben Wheeler. The following year in 1891 he attended New Orleans Polyclinics. He married in 1881 Miss M. J. Cox, who only lived six years. In April 1889, he married Miss Delilah L. Iruss. He is well established in his profession and enjoys the confidence of the people. He is a partner with A. J. Adrian in the drug business and they make a strong firm and are doing a good business in their line as well as in his profession.




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