Biography of J. W. Le Sear, M. D.

Le Sear, J. W., M. D., was born in Hartland, Vt., March 18, 1857, a son of John and Ann M. (Wait) Le Seur. The family are of French descent and representatives thereof are still living in Paris and Bordeaux. Dr. Le Seur was graduated from Fort Edward (N. Y.) Collegiate Institute in 1877; Rochester University in 1881; Rochester Theological Seminary in 1884; and from Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1886. In 1885 he founded the Medical Institute of Philadelphia. to which he still contributes articles on medicine and surgery. In 1886 Dr. Le Seur came to Batavia and began his practice with Dr. H. S. Hutchins; in 1887 he was appointed by Governor Hill one of the trustees of the Institution for the Blind. In 1884 Dr. Le Sear married Eleanora, daughter of Dr. Hutchins; they have one daughter, Margaret H., and one son, Horace H. Dr. Le Seur is one of the progressive men of his town; a member of the American Institute of Homeopathy and chairman of its National Bureau of Public Health and Sanitary Science; ex-president of the Western New York Medical Society; vice-president of the New York State Homeopathic Medical Society; a member of the board of U. S. Pension Examiners; city health officer, and chairman of the board of trustees of the First Baptist church, and was chairman of the committee on dedication of the old "Holland Purchase Land office" as a memorial to Robert Morris at Batavia. Politically Dr. Le Seur is a Republican.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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