Biography of Dr. Arthur M. Rounds
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Rounds, Arthur Morey, M. D., was born in Norton, September 13, 1852, a son of Benjamin Mason and Sophia (Morey) Rounds. He received his preliminary education in the public schools of Norton, in a private school kept by Rev. D. S. C. M. Potter, took a course of mathematics at Wheaton Seminary and in 1873 entered Brown University, from which he was graduated in 1876, with the degree of B. P. After graduating he took up teaching for a while and taught in Norton and at the same time was first assistant in an evening school at Providence, and later went to North Attleborough and was principal in the grammar school there for one year. He commenced the study of medicine with Dr. George F. Keene, the present superintendent of Rhode Island State Hospital for tne Insane and stayed with him a year, when he entered Harvard Medical School of Boston, graduating in 1883; he then went to the Massachusetts General Hospital and later to the Rhode Island Hospital. He came to Norton in 1884 and opened an office of his own for the general practice of surgery and medicine, and is in the same location today as that he started in. He was one of the original promoters of the Norton Public Library and has been on the board of directors ever since it was organized; he is also president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, North Bristol District. June 8, 1886, he married Annie Endicott, daughter of George W. and Hattie (Payson) Felton of Chicago, Ill., and they have one son, George Arthur Rounds, born February 20, 1889.

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
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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