Biography of Dr. Thomas E. Freston
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THOMAS E. FRESTON, M. D. - One of the most successful young physicians of The Bronx is Dr. Thomas E. Freston, who was born in New York City, May 21, 1886, a son of Thomas and Catherine (Parsons) Freston, both living in New York City.

He received his preliminary education in the public and high schools of New York, and the New York University. His professional education was received at Bellevue Medical College, from which he graduated in 1911 with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. He served as an interne at St. Vincent's and Lincoln hospitals, and began his private practice in The Bronx in 1913. He has been very successful in his chosen profession, having acquired a large and lucrative clientele, and has recently been appointed chief sanitary engineer of the New York Board of Health. He is a member of the State and County Medical associations; in his fraternal affiliation he is a Knight of Columbus, and a member of the Catholic Benevolent Legion and Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. His political fellowship is with the Democratic party, and he is a member of the National Democratic Club, the Monroe Democratic Club, the Schnorer Club, of which he is a director, and the James Brown Association. He is a communicant of the Roman Catholic church.

Dr. Thomas E. Freston married, in May, 1914, in New York City, Jane Torpey, daughter of John and Mary (Hallihan) Torpey, her parents both deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Freston are the parents of two children: Thomas, Jr., and Jane.

From:
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927


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