JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
BIOGRAPHIES

Dr. S. B. Bogan
Dr. S. B. Bogan was born in Grand Prairie Township, Jefferson 
County, Ill., January 24, 1853, and is the son of Henry M. and 
Elizabeth (Casey) Bogan. He is a native of Virginia, and a brother 
of John S. Bogan. She is the daughter of Samuel Casey. 

Our subject is one of a family of six children, all of whom are still 
living. His early life was spent in assisting to till the soil on the 
old home farm. 

At the age of eighteen years, he was sent to Irving College,where he 
remained for two years; he then went to Columbia College, Washington, 
D.C. where he took the degree of B.S. He then attended medical lectures 
at the same institution, and graduated with honor in the medical department. 
In 1876, the Doctor wishing to remain in his native county, located at 
Woodlawn, and began the practice of his profession. Here he was very 
successful, but, in 1880, he decided to change his location to Rome, where 
he now resides, and has built up a good practice in his new field. 

September 1, 1880, he was married to Miss Louisa Casey, a native of 
this county, and daughter of Robert Casey, of Rome. The result of this 
union is one child Pearl Irene. Dr. Bogan is a member of the Rome Lodge, 
No. 721, A., F. & A., M., and also the W. H. Hubbard R. A. Chapter of 
Mount Vernon. In politics, he is a Democrat, having followed in the 
footsteps of his ancestors. 


Source: History of Jefferson County Illinois 
By: William Henry Perrin, 1883
Submitted by Cindy Ford 

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