Biography of Lorenzo W. Bailey
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Bailey, Lorenzo W., born August 28, 1825, in Enfield, Tompkins County, N. Y., was a son of James and Sally and grandson of William Bailey, of Romulus, Seneca County, N. Y. He was educated in the common schools and at the Ithaca Academy, and was a school teacher for many years. February 17, 1857, he married Mary L., daughter of Thomas and Sarah Sleeper, of Millport, N. Y., and had two daughters, Sarah S. and Elizabeth G. In 1848 he commenced the study of medicine with his brother, M. D. Bailey, at Havana, N. Y. He attended the medical school at Geneva, N. Y., the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York city and was graduated from the Castleton (Vt.) Medical College in November, 1852. He has practiced as a physician and surgeon from that time to the present at Havana from 1832 to 1857. at Covert, Seneca County, N.Y., to 1866, and at Millport, N. Y. He was assistant surgeon in charge of the Ninty third New York Infantry from April 1, 1865, to June 29, 1865. He has been a member of the Chemung County Medical Society since 1874 and a justice of the peace at Millport for the past five years.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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