DAVID M. COLEMAN, M. D., was born in Springfield, Mass., on July 4th, 1849, and the early part of his life was
spent on a farm, and attending public and private schools.
In 1869, he moved to Dutchess county, N. Y., and attended Dr. Hoyt's private academy for two years. In 1875, he
began the study of medicine, and in 1881, he entered the New York Homceopathic Medical College, from which he was
graduated in the spring of 1884.
During the last year of his college course, the doctor was appointed visiting physician to the Wilson Mission School
for Infants, corner 8th street and Avenue A. He was also appointed visiting physician to the New York Dispensary,
23rd street and 23rd avenue, and was assistant to Prof. Thompson, in surgery. Two days in the week ho had a private
clinic in the Dispensary.
At the close of 1884, Dr. Coleman moved to Tottenville, in which place he still resides and has a large and growing
practice. In 1893, he was elected health officer.
Dr. Coleman is one of the most respected and useful members of the profession and has a host of friends who rejoice
in his success.
Prominent Men of Staten Island 1893
A. Y. Hubbell, Publishers
New York, 1893.
Richmond County, NY
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