Biography of Dr. J. Fred Cleveland of Le Roy, NY

Dr. J. Fred Cleveland, the youngest son of John and Sarah Cleveland, was born at St. Catherine, Ontario, February 25, 1837. When 19 years of age he went to Chicago, and remained there nearly two years, being engaged in the railroad business. About 1862 he went to New York and entered Bellevue Hospital, graduating therefrom in the spring of 1865. He then entered the United States service as acting assistant hospital surgeon, remaining until the close of the war. He afterwards located at Wyoming, N. Y., to practice his profession, where he lived but two or three years, when he came to this town, where he has since resided, enjoying the fruits of an extensive practice and an honorable profession. He was married, April 20, 1870, to Fannie V., daughter of M. B. and Ellen M. Fisher of Wyoming. He has one child, Harold F., born May 3, 1880. Dr. Cleveland's medical career has been, from the first, one of continued prosperity. When only a first-year student he was selected by the faculty of the college, out of a class of over 100, as house physician of Charity Hospital, Blackwell's Island. He was soon promoted to Bellevue Hospital, taking charge of the female wards, over which he presided until the date of his graduation.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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