Biography of Dr. Edwin A. Simons
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Simons, Edwin A., M. D., one of the best representatives of homoeopathy in Jefferson county, was born in Theresa, January 11, 1860, and on both his father's and mother's side was descended from pioneer stock in the county. His grandfather. Rodney Simons, was a soldier in the war of 1812. Dr. Simons was the eldest of four children born to John H. and Lorinda (Cheesman) Simons. He was brought up on a farm, educated in the common schools and at the Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary. He then began teaching school and while so engaged also read medicine with Dr. F. L. Santway, and in 1882 entered the Hahnemann Medical College of Chicago, from which he was graduated in 1884. In that year he began practice at. Carthage, is the only homoeopathic physician in the village and enjoys a large clientage. On April 19, 1884, Dr. Simons married Clara Hughes of Crawfordsville, Ind., who is also a graduate from a Homoeopathic Medical College. They have two children.

 

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