Biography of George E. Orton
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Orton, George E., M.D., oculist and aurist, with an office at 122 East Water street and a residence at 614 Park Place, Elmira, was born in Broome County, N. Y., January 4, 1847. Graduating from the academy at Syracuse in 1864 he enlisted in Company M, First Veteran Cavalry New York Volunteers, and was honorably discharged at Wheeling, W. Va., in June, 1865. He then began the study of medicine and graduated from the New York Medical College in 1868, and has since given his personal attention to his profession. In 1888 he took a post graduate course in the New York Medical School and Hospital, and now enjoys the benefits of a large and successful practice, standing high among the leaders of his chosen profession.

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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