Biography of Dr. William E. Fox
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Fox, William E., M. D., has been a practicing physician at North Hoosick since 1892, where he began his life work after graduating from the Albany Medical College. He has given untiring devotion to his calling and enjoys the unqualified confidence and esteem of the profession and the public. He has acted as town physician and health officer both one year. In politics he takes an active interest and belongs to the Republican party. Dr. Fox was born in Tomhannock, N. Y., in 1857, a descendant of a family noted for longevity. His father, a Methodist clergyman, was b)rn near London. He came to America at eighteen years of age and at once studied for the ministry. He died in 1891 at the advanced age of eighty nine years, having been forty five years in the ministry. Dr. Fox took a classical course at Fort Edward before entering the medical college in 1879. He married in 1894 Sylvia M. Niles, of White Creek, N. Y. They have one son, Walter R.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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