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John Shadday, M.D.,

Vevay, was born in Pleasant Township, in 1852. His parents are William and Frances (Dyer) Shadday, his father born in this county in 1822; his mother in 1830. They were married in 1847, and reared seven children. Our subject completed his literary studies at Hanover College at which he graduated in 1873. He read medicine with Dr. L.J. Wollen, of Vevay, and subsequently attended lectures at the Louisville University, graduating in that institution in March, 1875. In the same year he began the practice of his profession at Manville, Jefferson County, but in August, 1876, located in Vevay, where he has since resided and established a creditable reputation as a practitioner. Dr. Shadday was married in August, 1876, to Josephine M. Detraz, born in 1850, and their only child Harry, born August 23, 1877, died July 9, 1878. Dr. S. is a member of the Switzerland County Medical Society, Masonic Order and Presbyterian Church. At Hanover college he was identified with the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.