Dr. Dagobert Anton Scheibenzuber was devoted to the practice of medicine and displayed considerable power in coping with the intricate problems that continually confronted him as a physician. He was born near the Danube in Austria on December 5, 1868. His father, Anton Scheibenzuber, was also a doctor and brought the family to Hamilton, Ohio in 1870. Anton moved his practice to Dayton after a few years and died in Dayton in 1891.
In 1886, Dagobert became a student at the University of Vienna, where his father had previously been a student. There he attended lectures for four years and spent six months studying his profession in Prague before moving back to the states. In 1891, he graduated from the Cincinnati School of Medicine & Surgery and practiced in Dayton. He was a Professor of Pathological Anatomy and Histology at the Cincinnati School.
Dr. Scheibenzuber was the first pathologist appointed at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton and served in that capacity for five years. He served as physician and surgeon for St. Joseph Orphans Home in Dayton and was Medical Examiner for the Cleveland Life Insurance Co.
Dr. Dagobert Anton Scheibenuzber died on February 25, 1936 at the age of 69.He is buried in Section 113 Lot 101. Anton Scheibenzuber died on August 11, 1891 at the age of 49. He is located on the family lot in Section 113.
Woodland Cemetery, founded in 1841, is one of the nation’s oldest rural garden cemeteries and a unique cultural, botanical and educational resource in the heart of Dayton, Ohio. Visit the cemetery and arboretum and take one of the many tours Woodland offers free of charge. Most of Dayton’s aviation heroes, inventors and business barons are buried at Woodland.
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is located at 118 Woodland Avenue off of Brown Street near the University of Dayton Campus. The Woodland Office is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday 8 am to 12 pm. The Cemetery and Arboretum are open daily from 8 am to 6 pm. The Mausoleum is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, call 937-228-3221 or visit the Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum website.