Biography of Dr. J. E. Walker
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Walker, J. E., M. D., only surviving son of H. L. Walker, formerly, farmer and brick maker of Nunda, N. Y. Received a common school education, subsequently attended State Normal School at Geneseo. Commenced teaching at sixteen, entered the office of Dr. A V. Walkins as medical student at eighteen years of age. Graduated from Cincinnati Medical College in 1876. Commenced practice in Arkport immediately after. Spent the winter of 1883 and 1884 in New York in postgraduate work. Did an extensive general practice until 1892, when he sold out his drug store and business and went to Buffalo. Was physician at the Sterlingworth Sanitarium for a year. Went abroad for special work in 1893. Took courses in bacterology and microscopy in King's College, London, also worked in the Brompton Hospital, for diseases of the chest, for some time. Visited the hospitals of Paris and Cologne. Spent a short time in Berlin, going from there to Vienna, where he remained some months doing special work. Was made a member of the International Medical Congress at Rome in 1804. Returning home he made a tour of the United States, going through nearly every State in the Union and visiting all the health resorts from the Atlantic to the Pacific, studying the climatokgy of each. He is now superintendent of the Steuben Sanitarium of Hornellsville. He is a member of the Hornellsville Medical and Surgical Association, Steuben County Medical Society, New York State Medical Association, also the American Medical Association, a member of Hornellsville Lodge F. and A. M., Steuben Chapter, Demolay Commandery, and a noble of Isnialia Temple, Buffalo.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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