Biography of Dr. Milton S. Briry
Sagadahoc County, Maine Biographies





Dr. Milton Story Briry was born in Bowdoin, May 17, 1825. His grandfather was Thomas Briry, who came to Maine from Lincolnshire, England, about the time of the Revolution, and settled in Bowdoin. Joseph, the youngest of his sons, was the father of Doctor Briry, who was educated at Litchfield Academy; studied medicine at the Bowdoin Medical School, after which he was assistant to Doctor Haley at Quebec. From there he came to Bath and studied the homoeopathic system of medical treatment with Dr. William E. Payne, and settled in this city in practice, which he has continued to the present time with success, sustaining an extensive practice. During Doctor Briry's residence in Bath he has taken a prominent part in municipal affairs, having served four years as a member of the Common Council, three years on the Board of Aldermen, on that of the overseers of the poor twenty two years, physician to the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home eight years, and to the Old Ladies Home many years. He has always been closely identified with the temperance cause as one of its most active workers, never prescribing liquor in any form in his practice. Doctor Briry's children are: Ernest M., Edward E., Mary E., John F., and William L. Briry.

From:
History of Bath and Environs,
Sagadahoc County, Maine.
1607-1894
BY: Parker McCobb Reed
Lakeside Press, Printers
Portland, Maine, 1894


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