Biography of Dr. J. D. Cole


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Cole, J. D., M. D., was born in Theresa, March 28, 1857. His father, Adanson Cole, was also born in the same town, where his parents, Allen Cole aad wife, settled in 1812 and was one of the large land owners, buying 1,300 acres and built the first saw mill on Crooked Creek. Adanson Cole married Lucy, daughter. of Solomon Makepeace and through life was identified as a farmer. He was one of the progressive men of his town, aiding both educational and religious institutions. Dr. Cole was educated at Theresa Academy and Hahnemann Medical College, from which he was graduated in 1882. After graduating he settled in Clayton, where he practiced for two years, and in 1884 came to Alexandria Bay, where he remains in active practice. In 1885 he married Adda E., daughter of William Garrison, and they have one daughter, Lottie Grace. Dr. Cole is one of the progressive men of his profession and has served as depuly collector three years. He is a member of the Jefferson County Homoeopathic Medical Society and one of the charter members of the Independent Order of Foresters and examining physician. He takes an active interest in educational and religious institutions and has ever advanced the best interest of his town and its people. At the last election he was elected coroner of Jefferson county for three years.

Our County and it's people
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Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898

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