Must Call Doctor if Family is Ill: But A Man Does Not Have to Get Medical Attention for Himself

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Title

Must Call Doctor if Family is Ill: But A Man Does Not Have to Get Medical Attention for Himself

Alternative Title

Must Call Doctor if Family is Ill

Subject

Crimes--Florida
Health care--United States

Description

A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. The article describes a legal opinion provided by Florida Attorney General Fred Henry Davis (1894-1937) regarding Criminal negligence and medical care. According to Davis, a man is legally required to get medical attention if a family member is ill, but not if he himself is ill. A former lawyer and judge, Davis served as Attorney General from 1927 to 1931, when he was appointed a justice of the Florida Supreme Court, a position that he held until his death in 1937. Before becoming Attorney General, Davis served in the U.S. Army during World War I, then as Leon County prosecutor from 1919 to 1920, and fin ally as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1921 to 1927.

Source

Original newspaper article: "Must Call Doctor if Family is Ill: But A Man Does Not Have to Get Medical Attention for Himself." The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1, No. 9, June 20, 1930, page 1: Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.

Publisher

The Central Florida Press

Date Created

ca. 1930-06-20

Date Copyrighted

1930-06-20

Date Issued

1930-06-20

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: "Must Call Doctor if Family is Ill: But A Man Does Not Have to Get Medical Attention for Himself." The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1, No. 9, June 20, 1930, page 1.

Is Part Of

"The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1. No. 9, June 20, 1930." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/5674.
Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.
General Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

136 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Central Florida Press.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Central Florida Press and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Index to Politicians: Davis, E to F." Political Graveyard: A Database of American History. http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/davis3.html.
"Fred Henry Davis." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10124529.

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