Foster, James R., M. D., was born in Foxborough, May 2, 1844. His father, James W. Foster, was a native of Southbridge,
Mass., afterwards moving to Vermont, where he studied medicine and was graduated from the Berkshire Medical College.
He practiced in Foxborough sixteen years and in 1854 moved to North Attleborough, where he married Harriet D.,
daughter of Ira Richards. James R. Foster was educated at Middleborough, completing his studies in Europe. In 1874
he entered Harvard Medical School. from which he was graduated in 1877, and then entered into partnership with
his father, which continued until 1885, when his father died. In 1879 he married Eva Phillips, who died in 1882.
Dr. Foster is one of the progressive men of his profession: is chairman of the Board of Health and takes an active
interest in educational and religious institutions.
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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