Biography of Dr. A. Y. Myers
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Myers, A. Y., M. D., the highly esteemed physician of Buskirks Bridge, is among the foremost of the medical profession of Rensselaer county and is a valued member of the Rensselaer County Medical Society. He is a representative of a family closely identified with the history of Schoharie county, where he was born in 1854, son of John Myers. a farmer. The first American family of Myers settled in that county. When eighteen years of age Mr. Myers left the farm to attend the Fort Edward Academy. After two years there he spent seven years in teaching chiefly in places in Albany county, one year being engaged as teacher in Albany Business College. While thus employed be fitted himself to enter Albany Medical College in 1879, graduating in 1882. He first practiced in Otsego county, coming to Buskirks Bridge in 1883. Here he takes an active interest in local matters. He is a member of the M. E. church, and a zealous Prohibitionist. He married in 1875 Mary Defendorf, by whom he has two children, Victor C. and Ralph.

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


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