Biography of Dr. Michael Kelly
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Kelly, Michael, physician and surgeon, was born in Ireland, April 20, 1856, and attended the schools of his native country until fourteen years of age, at which time he came to this country, settling in Fall River where he has since resided. His preparatory education being completed, he entered Holy Cross College at Worcester, Mass., and was graduated with the degree of A. B. in the class of 1879. Three years later the degree of A. M. was conferred upon him by the same institution. In 1881 he began his medical studies in the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York city. He was graduated with the degree of M. D. in 1885. In the same year he began a practice in Fall River which he has since continued with success. Dr. Kelly is a member of the Fall River Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He is also a member and medical examiner of several fraternal and insurance organizations. He was city physician and chairman of the Fall River Board of Health for three years, and is now a member of the board of instruction of the Home Training School for nurses, and a niember of the medical staff of the Seaside Home and of the Emergency Hospital. In 1890 he married Caroline Cantwell of Fall River, and they have three children: Christopher, Philomena and Eva.

From:
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.

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