Biography of Dr. Wellington G. Grove


Grove, Wellington G., M. D., Buffalo, son of David and Louisa (Fink) Grove, was born on Glade's Farm, near Huntingdon, Pa., October 1, 1866. Like many other men, he made his start in life by working on the farm in summer and attending school in the winter. At an early age he attended Stone Valley Academy and for several years was a successful teacher. Later he entered Juniata Valley College, and after graduating he accepted a position with the R. S. King Publishing Co. of Chicago, with which he remained for oneyear. At the end of this time he resigned to accept a similar position with the Union Publishing Co. of New York, remaining for some months. But his ambition was to become a physician, and with this end in view he entered the office of Dr. J. W. Putnam of Lyons, N. Y., where he remained for three years. when he entered the University of Buffalo, taking a full course and graduating as an M. D. in May, 1895. He at once began the practice of his profession in Buffalo, where he has since resided. In June, 1895, he was married to Susan M. Barrett, of Buffalo. The doctor is a self-made man, having earned the money to pay his way as he went along from the beginning.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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