Biography of Orville C. Strong


Strong, Orville Clark, Colden. N. Y., son of Nelson and Diana (Moon) Strong, was born July 1, 1834, in Machias N. Y. He was educated in the common schools and Aurora Academy, and read medicine under the tuition of Dr. Jabez Allen of Aurora and Dr. James Ives of Strykersville, N. Y. He is a graduate of the Medical University of Buffalo, and began the practice of medicine at West Falls, Erie county, in the autumn of 1865. In January, 1868, he removed to Colden, where he has been in continuous practice to the present time. Dr. Strong is a member of the Medical Society of Erie County and was its president in 1887; he is a member of the Medical Association of New York and also member of the National Medical Association; health officer of the town of Colden since 1875; member of Living Stone Lodge No. 255, F. & A. M., and of several beneficiary societies for which he is medical examiner. He was a member of Co. B, 10th N. Y. Cavalry, and was on detached service in the military post-office at City Point, Va., from September, 1864, to the close of the war. He was married on August 25, 1857, to Miss Lydia A. Stevens of Wales, N. Y. Their one child is Jerome Strong.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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