In July of this year Dr. Emmett F. Hoctor, superintendent of Farmington State Hospital in Missouri, retired from this post after 38 years of dedicated tabors. Mr. Jack Stapleton, Jr., reporting for The Farmington Press, contributed the following interesting tribute to this devoted Catholic physician whose years of zealous care of the mentally ill at the Farmington institution are a source of edification to all who know him. The article is reprinted with the kind permission of the editor of The Farmington Press.
"Gentle Guardian of the Mentally Ill: The Story of One Missourian,"
The Linacre Quarterly: Vol. 30
, Article 8.
Available at: http://epublications.marquette.edu/lnq/vol30/iss4/8