Biography of William H. Parker

Parker, William H., M. D., p. o. Darien Center, N. Y., who is prominent among the physicians of Genesee county and held in high esteem by the community, is the third son of Lyman A. and Sarah J. (Danser) Parker, and was born in the town of Clarence, Erie county, N. Y., August 9, 1856. He received his primary education in the public schools and the Clarence Union School. In 1878 he entered the office of Dr. Henry Lapp as a student, and in 1881 was graduated from the University of Buffalo with the degree of M. D. He immediately began the practice of his profession in Corfu, where he was successfully engaged for eighteen months. He then removed to Clarence and formed a copartnership with his preceptor, Dr. Lapp, under the firm name of Lapp & Parker, which partnership continued five years. At this time he located in Buffalo. and while a resident of that city was appointed superintendent of the Erie County Insane Asylum, which position he held three years. In the fall of 1879 he was elected coroner of Erie county, which office he held until he removed to Darien Center. In 1895 he was elected to the same office in Gene. see county, which office he now holds. In June, 1897, he he was appointed U. S. pension surgeon. Dr. Parker is a member of the Wyoming County Medical Association. the Gross Medical Club, and while a resident of Buffalo was a member of the Erie County Medical Society. On October 15, 1884, he married Kate, daughter of Ebenezer W. and Harriet (Hason) Ladd, of Clarence.

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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