Dr. Robert L. Witham
Dr. Witham, Physician Open Practice Here
Dr. Robert L. Witham, of Indianapolis, started practice Friday in the offices formerly occupied by the late
Dr. H. H. Tallman.
He is a graduate of SHortridge High School, INdianapolis, and Indiana Univeristy School of Medicine. He
took his intern work in Marine Hospital, Detriot Mich. and served over two years in the Army medical
His office has been redecorated and new equipment has been added.
Dr. and Mrs. Witham and two children are living at present at New Culver Hotel,
but will move soon into the Deane Walker house at the
corner of Ohio and Washington They have purchased the house and lots.
Dr. Witham is a member of the Methodist church. ALpha Tau Omega social fraternity and Nu Sigma
Nue medical fraternity. - May 28 1947
Discontinues Practice -
Dr. Robert L. Witham well known Culver physician, will discontinue his gerneral practice of medicine here
on July 11 as was annoucned recently
Dr. Witham and his family will move to Indianapolis where he has accepted a resdidency appointment at
the Indiana University Medical center. He will begin his new work on August 1.
An INdiana University graduate, Dr. Witham came to Culver, in May, 1947, following two and one-half
years service with the United States Army.
He and Mrs. Witham have beena ctive in civic, social and church work in Culver.. Dr. Witham has served as a
member of hosptials staffs both in SOuth Bend and Plymouth. -Jun 24, 1953
Robert Witham former Local Doctor, dies
Dr. Robert L. Witham, well known former Culver physician, died Thursday, Feb. 4, at the age
of 44, at East Side Community Hospital in Indianapolis, following an illness of several months.
An Indiana University graduate, Dr. Witham came to Culver in May 1947, following two and one-half
years service with the United States Army. He and Mrs. Witham were active in civic, social,
and church work during their residence in Culver , which they terminated July 11, 1953, when
he resigned his local practice of medicine and moved his family to Indianapolis where, on Aug. 1, he
began a residency appointment at the Indiana. University Medical Center. Doctor Witham was a
member of the staff of anesthetists at East Side Community Hospital in Indianapolis, and resided
with his family at 5811 Ravine Road.
Surviving with his wife, Rose, are: a daughter, Judith, and two sons, Richard and Douglass, all at
home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Witham and a grandmother, Mrs. William Taylor, all of Indianapolis;
a sister, Mrs. Robert Hartman, Bloomington; and a brother, Taylor Witham, Fort Wayne.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Epworth Methodist Church on Road 37A,
near 02nd St., Indianapolis, with Flanner & Buchanan Mortuary, 1305 East Broad Ripple Ave., in
charge of arrangements. Burial was made in Indianapolis