Thursday, April 26, 1990

Obituary: Abraham Quisling - Class of 1924

Abraham Quisling, Clinic Founder, Dies

Abraham A. Quisling, member of a prominent Madison medical family and founder of the Quisling Clinic, died Wednesday at the Oakwood Lutheran Home. He was 84.

He received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin,specializing in internal medicine, then joined his father, Andreas Quisling,in practice at the family home in Madison. Along with an older brother, Sverre, he founded the Quisling Clinic in 1932, and they were later joined in practice by brothers Rolf Quisling and Gunnar Quisling.

Dr. Abraham Quisling was active in many medical associations and local organizations, serving as president of the Chamber of Commerce and the Maple Bluff Country Club and on the YMCA board.

He is survived by a son, Arthur Quisling of Jefferson City, Mo., a daughter, Dagny Mary Myrah of Madison, and brothers Rolf Quisling and Sverre Quisling of Madison.

Funeral services are set Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church,312 Wisconsin Ave.

Originally published in The Capital Times as a news story on April 26, 1990

Quisling Clinic Founder Dies

Abraham A. Quisling of Madison, a physician who was a founder of the Quisling Clinic and served as president of the local Chamber of Commerce, died Wednesday at the Oakwood Lutheran Home. He was 84.

His father, Andreas, who came to Madison from Norway in 1900 and switched from law to medicine, died when Abraham was 5, but Quisling saw him practice medicine out of the family home enough to plant the seeds of his life's work.He also monitored the progress of his older brother, Sverre, through medical school. Sverre would join him in 1932 to establish the clinic that bears the family name.

A great uncle, a grandfather and an uncle were also physicians.

Abraham Quisling earned a bachelor's degree and a medical degree at the University of Wisconsin, with a specialty in internal medicine.

He is survived by a son, Arthur Andreas of Jefferson City, Mo., and a daughter, Dagny Mary Myrah of Madison; brothers Rolf and Sverre, both of Madison; and five grandchildren.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal as a news story on April 26, 1990