BIO_ID: 29
FIRSTNAME: Dr. Michael
BORNDATE: 1874-04-29 00:00:00
BIOGRAPHY: DR. MICHAEL J. DONOHUE, was born at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on April 29, 1874, the son of Cornelius and Mary (Kittrick) Donohue. Cornelius Donohue, the father, was one of the pioneer railroad men of Wisconsin and spent forty-five years as an engineer on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western and then the Chicago & Northwestern railroad. He died in Antigo in 1901, his widow surviving him until 1907.

Michael J. Donohue moved to Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, and in 1882, with his parents, he moved to Antigo. Here the future physician and surgeon attended the public schools and in 1890 graduated from the Antigo High School. From 1890 to 1892 he studied medicine in the office of the late Dr. J. F. Doyle of Antigo, and the two succeeding years he spent in taking a pre-medical course at the University of Wisconsin. In 1894 he entered the Medical Department of Northwestern University at Chicago, Illinois, and in 1898 graduated with the degree of M. D. He continued to practice alone in Antigo until 1907 when he formed a partnership with his brother, Dr. E. J. Donohue, who was graduated from the schools of Antigo and from the Northwestern University at Evanston, medical department, in 1906.

Dr. Donohue and his brother have one of the best equipped offices in northern Wisconsin, the same being located in the First National Bank building. The brothers devote considerable attention to surgery in which they have and continue to gain increased prestige. Both are members of the Langlade County and the Wisconsin State Medical Societies and the American Medical Association. Drs. Donohue & Donohue are members of the Roman Catholic church and they are fraternally identified with the Knights of Columbus and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Dr. E. J. Donohue was married to Miss Elizabeth Mueller November 24, 1913. Dr. Michael J. Donohue was married to Miss Mabel Cody, of Antigo, on October 7, 1915. They have one son, Eugene. Dr. E. J. Donohue resides at 521 First avenue, and Dr. M.J. Donohue's residence is at 415 Clermont street.

p. 334 History of Langlade County Wisconsin Dessureau. Berner Bros. Publishing CO. 1922.