Biography of Olmsby O. Stowell, M.D.
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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Stowell, Olmsby O., M. D., was born in Athens, Canada, November 4, 1845, a son of Rev. Oliver O. Stowell, a Methodist clergyman. Dr. Stowell was educated in the common schools and at nineteen years of age was a student of art in the Queen's University of Art at Kingston; in 1865 he entered McGill University as a student of medicine, and after two years at McGill entered Queen's University, Kingston, and after two years there, graduated with the degree of M. D., C. M., in 1869. He began the practice of his profession in Copenhagen in 1870, where he was located for twenty-two years, removing to Watertown in 1892, where he has since resided. Dr. Stowell has always taken a deep interest in school work, but little in politics, giving most of his attention to general practice. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., Royal Arcanum and the Grange; he is also a member of Lewis County Medical Society, Jefferson County Medical Society and Watertown Society of Physicians and Surgeons. In 1872 he married Josephine E. Bishop of Copenhagen and they have two sons: Dr. Harold B. Stowell, age twenty-five years, and Royal O. Stowell, in his fourteenth year.

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