Biography of Dr. J. W. Brown
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Brown, J. W., M. D., was born inWyalusing, Bradford county, Pa., and is a son of D. Warren Brown. At the age of twenty eight our subject began the study of medicine, and after a preliminary course of one year in the University of Pennsylvania, he entered the office of his brother, Dr. C. W. Brown, of Washington, D. C. He was afterwards a student in the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, and then entered the University of Buffalo, from which he graduated in 1878. He immediately began practice in Ithaca, where he has since located. The doctor has been railroad surgeon for the Lehigh Valley company for twelve years, and is now serving his fourth term as coroner of the county. He is a Republican in politics and has held the office of assessor and was for two years pension examining surgeon. He was an enlisted soldier in the Rebellion. He is a member of the County Medical Society and one of its officers. In 1873 he married Lulu Ripley, of Titusville, Pa.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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