A few weeks ago the pages of the Journal chronicled the death of the then editor, Dr. John B. Hamilton, and now his college-mate, his faculty colleague, his long-time friend, joins him in the long rest. James H. Etheridge died late Thursday evening, February 9, at his residence, 1634 Michigan Ave., Chicago. The cause of death was fibrous myocarditis, the result of coronary sclerosis. Slight attacks of angina had for a few weeks given some warning of danger. Death was sudden at the last.
James Henry Etheridge was born at St. Johnsville, Montgomery Co., N. Y., March 20, 1844. On both his father's and mother's side he was of English descent. He received a common school education and was preparing for college when his plans were changed by his father's departure for the war. He was favored in being reared in a medical atmosphere, as his father was a practicing