Biography of Dr. E. Howe Davis
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Davis, E. Howe, M.D., born in Otsego County, N. Y., August 24, 1818, is a son of Rev. Jesse Davis, who lived in that county and died there in 1843, at the age of seventy eight. One of his brothers, Ezekiel, also an M.D., is deceased. Dr. E. Howe Davis was educated at the Ames Academy in Montgomery County, N. Y., read law, but abandoned it, and at the age of nineteen began the study of medicine in Montgomery County, anishing in the Albany Medical College with the president of the college, Dr. March, in the class of 1854. He began practice in Catherine, Chemung Couuty, where he was located for eight years, when he moved to Horseheads, where he resided six or seven years, when he came to Elmira, where he resided till 1868. He then went to Albany, but returned in 1888 and has since lived here. Dr. Davis is a member of the Chemung County Medical Society, of the Albany Medical Society, and of the Albany Institute. He was also at one time member and surgeon of the Two Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment Regular New York Militia under Governor Bouck. Dr. Davis is a Mason, an I. O. O. F., and a member of the M. E. C. H. He married, in Montgomery County, in 1841, Maria H. Bennett (deceased), by whom he had two daughters and one son, now living.

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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