Biography of William H. Thornton


Thornton, William H., M. D., Buffalo, was born in Watertown, N. Y., June 28, 1857. He attended the Watertown High School, Hales Scientific School at Rochester, and the University of Rochester, from which institution he received the degrees of A. B. and A. M. In 1883 he was graduated from the medical department of Buffalo University with the degree of M. D., and immediately afterward began practice in Buffalo, first locating at Fargo avenue and thence removing to his present location at 572 Niagara street. Dr. Thornton was secretary of the Erie County Medical Society for five years, and has been secretary of the western branch of the New York State Medical Association for the last twelve years. He is a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity of Buffalo University, the University Club and the Buffalo Medical Club. In November, 1886, he married Donna Eloise Taylor (deceased) of Orchard Park, N. Y. Four children were born to them: Marie, Irving F., Alice L. and Louis B.

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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