Biography of Dr. William H. Hall
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Hall, William H., M.D., was born in New York city, March 12, 1838, and was educated in the Brkkolin City Academy and the medical department of the University of the City of New York. He graduated with the degree of M. D. in 1869 and then studied for some time in Paris, France. In 1861 he enlisted as assistant surgeon in the 36th N. Y. Regiment and was in the field as surgeon throughout the entire war, and near the close of the war he was promoted to surgeon. He has also been associated with the military service of the war and was a member of the old 13th N. Y. Regiment and was also assistant surgeon of the National Guard. After the war he practiced medicine at Rutherford Park, N. J., until 1873, when he settled in Saratoga Springs. He is secretary of the United States Pension Board; has been medical director of the State Department of the Grand Army; a member of the New York State Medical Association; of the Climatological Society of the United States; also of the Ocean County (N. J.) Medical Society; the Saratoga Springs Medical Society; a member of the G. A. R., of the Army of the Potomac, and of the A. O. U. W. Dr. Hall married Susan Tate Hall of Camden, Me., in 1860, and they have one daughter, Sophie A. Hall. Dr, Hall's parents were Faruham and Harriet C. (Seaman) Hall, the former a native of Massachusetts and the latter of New York city; she died in Brooklyn, N. Y. At the time of his father's death his parents were residents of Staten Island. His grandfather, Benjamin Hall, was a lieutenant in the Revolutionary war, and his great-grandfather was an Indian fighter in the early days of this country.


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