Biography of Andrew Robinson Wright

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Wright, Andrew Robinson, M. D., Buffalo, was born in the town of Crawford, Orange county, N.Y., October 19, 1825, being a son of John Wright, a farmer. His early education was acquired in the common schools and at the Albany State Normal School, from which he was graduated in 1848. After graduation he taught in the old Albany Academy and the Elmira public school until 1852, when he took up the study of medicine with Dr. N. H. Warner of Buffalo, with whom he remained until 1854, attending also lectures at the Buffalo Medical College. His health failing he took a voyage to India and China and finished his medical studies in the schools of Paris. He was graduated on previous study at the Cleveland Homoeopathic Medical College in 1858, and began practice in Elmira, N. Y., where he remained until 1859, when he came to Buffalo, where he has ever since followed his profession. He is a member of the Washington Street Baptist church, the Erie County Homoeopathic Society and the Western New York Homoeopathic Society, and has filled the office of president in each one of these medical organizations. He is also a member and president of the American Institute of Homoeopathy, a corresponding member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and a medical examiner under State and Regents appointment. Dr. Wright is one of the oldest and best known physicians in Buffalo, having been in active practice in this city for nearly forty years. In 1864 he married Charlotte Crocker, and they have two daughters, Mabel and Rosalie.


Source:
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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