Biography of Dr. Charles H. Cole
Broome County, NY Biographies





CHARLES HIGGINS COLE, M. D. - The present medical superintendent of the Broome County Tuberculosis Hospital at Chenango Bridge, New York, is Dr. Charles H. Cole, a native of Troy, New York, son of George H. and M. Isabelle Cole, his father a wholesale and retail druggist. The public schools of Waterford, New York, furnished him his early training and he also received private instruction. He matriculated at the Albany Medical College, from which he was graduated in 1894. For the past ten years he has been engaged exclusively in the tuberculosis work, receiving appointments to important positions in institutions founded for the combatting of tuberculosis. Dr. Cole has ably served in the following positions: Deputy medical superintendent of the Sea View Hospital, Staten Island, New York City; assistant superintendent and medical director of the Pawling Sanatorium; the Rensselaer County Tuberculosis Hospital at Wyantskill, New York; associate medical director of the Minnesota State Advisory Commission for consumptives; and medical director of two County sanitoria in Minnesota. He has also held positions of assistant physician in Monroe county and Saratoga county tuberculosis hospitals. Dr. Cole is well known in his special field, and is a member of the National Tuberculosis Association. His fraternal connections are as a charter member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 628, of which organization he was the first exalted ruler; and member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity, Beta chapter, of Albany, New York. He also is a member of the Broome County Medical Society, of Binghamton.

Dr. Cole married, at Rochester, New York, in 1918, Marie A. Parcells, daughter of Frank S. and Mary L. Parcells, and with his wife is an attendant of the Episcopal church.

From:
Binghamton and Broome County
New York
Editor in chief: William Foote Seward
Libarian for the Binghamton Public Libraey
Lewis Historical Publishing Company
New York and Chicago, 1924


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