James Firth, DC
Of James Firth, Keating wrote, “James N. Firth was a 1906 graduate of Arenac County Normal College, and worked as a public grade school teacher and principal before furthering his studies at the Ferris Institute in Michigan prior to his enrollment at the PSC in 1909.59 He earned his doctorate on July 18, 1910and established a short-lived practice in Manistee, Michigan. In 1911 he returned to Davenport to teach symptomatology, physiology, palpation and nerve tracing” at the Palmer School, where he remained until 1925. His scholarly works while at the PSC included a 1914 Textbook on Chiropractic Symptomatology which went to five revised editions and was re-titled Chiropractic Diagnosis.” (1997, p.155)
- To learn more about Firth\’s role in the founding of Lincoln College, please consult Keating’s extended chronology of Lincoln College.
- In his book on symptomatology, Firth includes Innate Intelligence: