Sunday, April 28, 2019

Dr S. H. Lynch

above 1951 photo from the Salisbury Times

Doctor Samuel Howard Lynch (1884-1971) was a long time Delmar doctor.  He was born on Old Stage Road between Delmar and Laurel to Samuel Nutter Lynch and Susan Rebecca Townsend Lynch.  He would attend Laurel School and graduate in 1901.  Of the four men that graduated High School three would become doctors.  He attended the University of Maryland Medical College graduating in 1906.  He set up shop in Quantico for three years before moving to Delmar.  In 1918 he married Grace M. Trader, daughter of Charles L. Trader (1862-1894) and Lucie E. Culver (1873-1932).  He would retire first in 1951 and then again in the 1960s he just couldn't stay away from Medicine and Delmar.  The Lynch's lived in Florida for a while.  He was an avid sportsman, hunting fishing, baseball etc.

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