Biography of Dr. Electa B. Whipple
Erie County, NY Biographies


Whipple, Electa B., M. D., Buffalo, daughter of Daniel and Charlotte (Alverson) Whipple, was born at Gowanda, Cattaraugus county, N. Y., and received her early education in the common schools and the Gowanda High School. Subsequently she entered upon a preparatory classical course for college in Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima, N. Y., and after completing the same with honors entered Genesee College, located at the same place. After two years spent in Genesee College she entered Syracuse University, from which she graduated in 1874, receiving the degree of A. B., and in 1877 the degree of A. M. from the same university. From the medical college of Syracuse University she graduated in 1884, receiving the degree of M. D., and at once entered upon the practice of medicine. On May 1, 1888, she formed a copartnership with Dr. Anna Fiske Crowell, who was her classmate in the medical college, and they then located at Buffalo, N. Y. This relation continued until the death of Dr. Crowell on September 2, 1888. Since that time she has continued the practice of medicine at Buffalo. In 1895 she spent some time in study in the hospitals of Vienna. Dr. Whipple has been a contributor to the Buffalo Medical Journal and was a member of the editoriai staff of the Woman's Edition of that journal published in June, 1896. She is a member of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, of the Alpha Phi Fraternity, of the Buffalo Microscopical Society, of the hysicians' League, of the Medical Society of the County of Erie, and of that of the State of New York, and a Fellow of the Buffalo Academy of Medicine.

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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