Biography of Dr. Henry Flood
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Flood, Henry, M.D., was born in Lodi, Seneca County, N. Y., in 1853. He graduated from the Elmira Academy in 1871 read medicine with his father, Patrick H., and gradu ated from Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York city, in 1874. He was in Vienna, Austria, in 1878-79, and in the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York city in 1889-90. He began at once the practice of medicine in Elmira and has been engaged in it since. He was surgeon for the Erie and Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroads, and medical examiner for several insurance companies, among them being the Travelers of New York. He was the medical examiner of Niagara University, of Buffalo, N. Y., one of the consulting physicians at the Arnot Ogden Hospital, is a permanent member of the State Medical Society, and a member of the Chemung County Medical Association. He was elected on the Republican ticket for mayor in 1884-85. He is a medical writer and the inventor of an snaesthetic inhaler, etc. He was appointed postmaster April 1, 1889, by President Harrison. Dr. Flood was surgeon one term of the One Hundred and Tenth Battalion, with rank of major, being commissioned by Samuel J. Tilden. He was married in Eimira, January 1, 1881, to a daugther of John C. Seeley.

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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