Biography of Dr. Edwin E. Wallace
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Wallace, Dr. Edwin E., was born in Hartsville, N. Y., August 7, 1852, son of Nathaniel and Eunice (Davis) Wallace, both natives of Livingston county, N. Y. The grandfather, Abner Wallace, spent most of his days in Livingston county.

Nathaniel Wallace, father of Edwin E., first came to Canisteo, where he remained a year, thence to Hartsville in 1840, where he engaged in farming. He finally removed to Hornellsville. He (died March 3, 1887, and his widow resides in the town of Conesus, Livingston county. Edwin E. Wallace was reared on a farm and educated in Canisteo Academy. He began the study of medicine with Dr. Picket of Canisteo and Dr. Joseph W. Robinson of Hornellsville, and graduated from the medical department of the University of New York City in 1879, and made his own way through college, teaching for several terms, and was awarded the prize for the best examination in materia medica, and therapeutics. In April, 1879, he came to Jasper, where he has since had a very successful practice. In 1887 Dr. Wallace took a postgraduate course in the New York Post Graduate School. He is a member of the Morning Star Lodge, No. 65, F. & A. M. He is also a member of the New York State Medical Society. January 5, 1831, he married Myra Metcalf, of Jasper, by whom he had two children: Allen M. and Maud E.

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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