Biography of Dr. William V. Quinn
Oneida County, NY Biographies





Another of Utica's native sons who is meeting with success in the medical profession is Dr. William Vincent Quinn, who was born in this City on the 5th of September, 1875. He is a son of the late Thomas and Mary Quinn, both natives of Ireland. Upon his arrival in this country Thomas Quinn located in Utica where he later became one of the founders of both the Star and the Eagle Brewery Company, continuing to be identified with these enterprises until his demise in 1890.

William Vincent Quinn acquired his preliminary education in the Assumption Academy, being graduated with the class of 1891. The course he there pursued was later supplemented by work at Manhattan College in New York city, where he completed his studies in 1897. Having decided to become a physician he matriculated in the New York University & Bellevue Hospital Medical College, from which institution he was awarded the degree of doctor of medicine in 1901. For two years thereafter Dr. Quinn held a position as interne in St. Vincent's Hospital in New York, thus putting to practical test his technical skill and theoretical knowledge. In 1905 he returned to his home city and establishing an office immediately engaged in general practice, in which he is meeting with more than an average degree of success.

Dr. Quinn is affiliated with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Utica Lodge, No. 33, B. P. O. E., and with the Knights of Columbus and the Hibernians. Professionally he is identified with the Oneida County Medical Society, New York State and American Medical Associations, and he also belongs to the Utica Medical Library. Dr. Quinn married Miss Marguerite C. Sexton, a daughter of the Hon. and Mrs. Michael H. Sexton.

From:
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago 1912


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