Randolph County, Indiana
Samuel S. Banta,
A. B., D. C., graduated with honors from York College, York, Nebraska, June 9, 1909,
and from the Universal Chiropractic College at Davenport, Iowa, June 30,
1911, and is conducting a successful practice in Winchester, making a
specialty of disease of the spine. In this special line of work he ranks with
the finest and most noted experts of the west. His treatment of cases,
considered hopeless or incurable, approaches the miraculous.
Samuel S. Banta
Dr. Banta was
born at Oquawka, Illinois, and is the son of John C. and Elizabeth
(Anderson) Banta. He is one of three children, Norman Banta, a
brother died several years ago and left a widow and one child. He lived at
Great Falls, Montana, and was a road master for the Great Northern. Bertha
married Charles Sebur, a farmer of Oquawka, Illinois, and has two
The ancestors of Dr.
Banta came from Holland to this country in 1858 and settled in New
Amsterdam. These were on his father's side. His mother is of Irish descent, her
father being a Missourian. She, however, was born in Pennsylvania and went to
Missouri when a child. She still survives. Dr. Banta's father died in
York, Nebraska, March 11, 1901. The doctor is a member of the Odd
Fellows and of the United Brethren church, and in both lodge and church work is
an earnest participant. Not only as a physician does he take high rank, but as
a citizen, all things pertaining to the advancement of Winchester and Randolph
county receiving his heartiest endorsement and support. He is one of those
well-balanced and progressive men who believe in the development of whatever
enterprise they are associated with.
Contributed by Gina Richardson
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