Biography of Dr. John Thomas Fowkes


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Fowkes, John Thomas, M. D., was born in Sheffield, England, June 11, 1867. He came to Hamilton, Canada. in 1871 with his parents, his father, Rev. John Fowkes, being a Methodist cleigyman in Canada. Dr. Fowkes attended Kempville High School, Kempville, Can., and entered Wesleyan College in 1884. After leaving college he entered the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons at Kingston, Can., and was graduated in 1891. He located first in Ornar, where he remained four years, coming to La Fargeville in 1895, where he has an extensive practice. He is licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy and is associated in the drug business with Ford Jerome in La Fargeville. In 1890 Dr. Fowkes married Ellen Grace Tinkess, and they have one son, John Thomas Fowkes, jr. Dr. Fowkes is a fine appearing gentleman, possessing agreeable social qualities and is much liked in the community.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898