Biography of Dr. Frank E. Tilden
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Tilden, Dr. Frank Elmer, was born in Easton, April 13, 1853, son of Francis and Alvira M. Tilden, of Easton. The family trace their descent from Nathaniel Tilden, who came from England and settled in Scituate in 1634. Dr. Tilden was educated in the common schools and. graduated from the Harvard Medical College in 1876, beginning his practice in the same year in his native town. November 12, 1884, he married Ellen Louise, daughter of Otis R. and Mary A. Leonard, and they are the parents of one son, Frank Gridley Tilden, who died in 1890, and one daughter, Annie F. Tilden. Mr. Tilden is one of the representative men of his profession, contributing valuable papers on an epidemic of diphtheria in Easton, in 1890-91, to the medical profession in Easton. He is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Odd Fellows, and the Electric Lodge of Brockton. He takes an intelligent interest in school and church matters and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and townspeople.

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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