Biography of Dr. John R. Harding


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Harding, John R., M. D., was born in Palermo, Oswego county, N. Y., Septemher 16, 1868, a son of Thomas and Ann Harding, who came to this country from Bristol, England, in 1867. He attended the common schools of the neighborhood until his fifteenth year, when he entered the academy at Mexico, finishing his education in 1888. He taught school for two years and in 1890 entered the medical department of the SyraQuse University and was graduated therefrom in 1893. He stood first in competitive examination at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, where he held the position of house physician from July, 1893, to July. 1894. August 30, 1894, Dr. Harding married Gertrude, daughter of W. T. Hawkins of Syracuse, and they have one daughter, Unni. He commenced his practice in Syracuse, where he remained two years before coming to Carthage in 1896. Dr. Harding is a member of the Syracuse Academy of Medicine and of the Onondaga Medical Society. He is an untiring practitioner, devoting all his time to the care of his large practice which he has built up in the short time since locating in Carthage, and is already one of the first physicians in the county.

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