Kansas City (Dec. 12)
Dr. Benjamin Jacobs, widely known in the medical profession, died at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., today, according to word received here by Harry Friedberg, Dr. Jacobs brother-in-law. Dr. Jacobs failed to recover from a major operation. He had practiced medicine for 28 years and was a former president of the Alfred Benjamin Dispensary.
Much of his practice was of a philanthropic character. He was 64 years old and a graduate of the medical and law schools of Kansas University. For three years he was a student at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, playing on its football team in 1883 and 1884.