Biography of William H. Griffith
Madison County, NY Biographies





Griffith, William H., M. D., p. o. Munnsville, was born in Oneida county, N. Y., May 3, 1852, a son of Thomas and Esther (Martin) Griffith. His father was a native of Wales and at the age of nineteen came to America, and in early life was an engineer on a boat on the Mississippi River. He married his wife in Brooklyn and for a few years was engaged in the milk business, then came to Utica, later to Nelson, and lived in Madison about twenty years. He died in Rome in 1884 and his wife died in 1888. Dr. Griffith was educated at Cazenovia Seminary, studied medicine with Dr, J. Unger of Waterville, N. Y., and was graduated from the New York Medical College in 1874. He began his practice at Chittenango. where he remained four years, then had charge of a hospital in Albany one year and in Rome two years. In 1882 he settled in Munnsville, where he has since had a successful practice. Dr. Griffith is a member of Madison County Medical Society, Central New York Medical Society, and of Sullivan Lodge No. 148, F. & A. M., of Chittenango, N. Y. November 23, 1883, he married Caroline Eastman of Stockbridge, and they have two children: Eulu J. and Edith W. The family attend the Congregational church, of which his wife is a member. In politics Dr. Griffith is a Republican and is now serving his second term as coroner of Madison county; he has also served as president of Madison County Medical Society one year and four years as treasurer.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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