FRED WILLARD SMITH, M. D.
Among the successful members of the medical profession of Utica must be numbered Dr. Fred Willard Smith, who was
born in Richfield Springs, Otsego county, New York, on the 23d of September, 1877. The parents of Dr. Smith are
Willard A. and Flora C. (Hinds) Smith
His preliminary education was acquired in the public schools of his native town, after the completion of which
he matriculated in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York city, from which institution
he was awarded the degree of doctor of medicine with the class of 1900. After his graduation Dr. Smith took a position
on the visiting staff of St. Bartholomew's Dispensary and the Northwestern Dispensary of New York city. He subsequently
came to Utica to become interne in the Paxton Hospital, following which he established an office and engaged in
general practice, but making a specialty of surgery. He continues to be a member of the staff of Faxton Hospital,
being retained in the capacity of visiting surgeon. He also holds the positions of visiting surgeon to the General
Hospital, visiting physician to the House of the Good Shepherd and assistant surgeon of the New York Central and
the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroads.
Dr. Smith is a member of the Oneida County Medical Society. New York State and American Medical Associations as
well as the Utica Medical Library Association.
On the 15th of May, 1907, Dr. Smith and Miss Anna Augusta Crawford were united in marriage, their union being solemnized
in Memphis, Tennessee, which was the home of Mrs. Smith. They have a daughter, Marian Heathman Smith, who was born
April 20, 1909.
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
Oneida County, NY
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