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Dr. J.F. Lhotka, b. 1884, Lukavec, Bohemia > 1909 US > 1914 MT - Bio
Posted by: Carole (ID *****4261) Date: March 01, 2007 at 23:03:23
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A biography/family history of Dr. J.F. Lhotka is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 2, pages 482 & 483.

Doctor Lhotka was born 20 May 1884, Lukavec, Bohemia, to John & Barbara (Jelenek) Lhotka. John Lhotka was born in Bohemia in 1834; he served in the Austrian army during the war between Austria and Prussia in 1866, and the Franco-Prusso War in 1870-1871. Outside the military service he was in the employ of the Duke of Lichtenstein. John was courtmartialed for being on the side of the allies and lost his life on 20 Nov 1917. Barbara was born 1839, Lukavec, Bohemia. Children: Joseph, a priest in South Africa; Rudolph, d. in WWI in the service of the allied armies; Karel, d. WWI; Frank, d. WWI w. the allies; Doctor Lhotka; Mary & Annie in the US; Amelia, Bohemia.

Dr. Lhotka attended Gymnasium at Tabor, Bohemia. In 1902, he came to the US and for two years earned his living primarily as a musician. He returned to Bohemia and graduated from the Bohemian University of Prague in 1909, with a degree of Doctor of Medicine. Because of his political opinions he was forced to flee to the US, and went to Chicago where he taught Latin and Greek and other languages until 1910. He matriculated in the medical department at the Valparaiso University in Indiana & graduated in 1913. He practiced medicine at St. Margaret's hospital in Hammond, IN; in 1913, Chicago, IL; 1914, Butte, MT. Dr. Lhotka never married.

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