Biography of Dr. Barton Dozier
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Barton Dozier, M D. Born in Williamsburg county, South Carolina, June 22, 1851, and educated at Furman University in that State. After completing his studies he immigrated to California. He began the study of medicine in San Francisco and attended two sessions of lectures in the Medical College of the Pacific, after which he repaired to Philadelphia and graduated as M. D. from the University of Pennsylvania March 10, 1876. He soon thereafter returned to California and established himself in Ukiah City, this county, where he is engaged in active general practice. In 1877 he was appointed Physician to the County Hospital, which position he held three years. He has written a number of brief articles for the medical and secular press. His father was a distinguished lawyer in South Carolina who, on retiring from the profession, purchased the "Snow's Island" property, celebrated as the principal rendezvous of General Marion during the war of the revolution. It was at Longwood, on this plantation, that the subject of this sketch was born. He is of Huguenot and English origin. He married, July 24, 1878, Mary A., only daughter of Professor Harry L. Boyd, M. D., of Baltimore, Maryland.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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