Monterey County California Genealogy and History

Monterey County: Biographies


Dr. Pearl Oliphant is an osteopathic practitioner with offices in the First National Bank building, in Santa Cruz, widely recognized as thoroughly experienced and eminently skillful. A native of Missouri, she began preparation for her profession in the American School of Osteopathy, at Kirksville, Missouri.

Dr. Oliphant was graduated from that famous institution in 1900 and practiced first at Lincoln, Illinois. Coming west to California, she reached Santa Cruz on August 1, 1906, and here she has continued her practice; and is now one of the prominent osteopathic physicians in the state. She served for two years as vice-president of the Association of Osteopathic Physicians of this district, and was honored by being elected president of the California Branch of the Woman's Osteopathic National Association in 1924. She belongs to the County, State and National associations, and has been a very active delegate to conventions.

The progress made by osteopathy throughout the United States in the past few years has found expression in her work, which has reflected the highest degree of credit upon her profession. She is widely and favorably known In the city and county of her adoption and it is certain that she has the esteem, confidence and good will of all.

Source: History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California : cradle of California's history and romance : dating from the planting of the cross of Christendom upon the shores of Monterey Bay by Fr. Junipero Serra, and those intrepid adventurers who accompanied him, down to the present day. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1925, 890 pgs.