Biography of Dr. Charles A. Catlin


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Catlin, Charles A., M. D., was born in Litchfield, Herkimer county, N. Y., February 29, 1836. His father, Chester Catlin, was a native of the same town, where his father, Stephen Catlin, settled about 1810. Chester Catlin married Elvira M. Rising and in 1841 moved to Hammond, St. Lawrence county, and through life was identified as a farmer. Charles A. Catlin was educated at Gouverneur, and was graduated from the Albany Medical College in 1861. He then began his practice at Redwood, and in 1864 was appointed assistant surgeon in the cavalry and served until the close of the war, when he returned to Redwood and resumed the practice of medicine and also established his drug store. In 1868 he married Martha J., daughter of Calvin C. Wick, and they have three children: Earl C., Lena M. and Edna. Mr. Catlin served as postmaster in his town twenty years, examining surgeon for pensions for four years and has ever aided and advanced any enterprise for the benefit of his town and its people.

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