Biography of Dr. L. D. McWayne
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McWayne, L. D., M. D., one of the prominent physicians of Hoosick Falls, is of Scotch descent, and the son of a blacksmith. He received a common school education at Pawlet, Vt., where he was born in 1836 and where he resided until nineteen years of age. He began medical study at Akron, Ohio, with Dr. W. E. Chamberlain with whom he remained for four years. In 1876 he entered Worcester University at Cleveland, O., and was graduated in 1879. He then practiced seven years at Akron, and came here permanently in 1890. Dr. MeWayne is a well known specialist, and eminently successful in his practice. He claims the wonderful record of treating 2,000 cases of diphtheria without a loss.

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


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