Biography of Dr. G. L. Rood
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Rood, G. L., M. D., was born in Centre Lisle, Broome county, N. Y., July 16, 1855, and was educated in the common schools and afterwards graduated from Starkey Academy and then made a trip west, and on his return took a course of medical study, and in 1882 graduated from the Eclectic Medical Institute of Cincinnati, Ohio, and then returned and established a general practice of medicine in Etna. At the age of twenty eight he married Ida A. Ayers, daughter of Job Ayers, of Richford, Tioga county, N. Y. They have two children, one son, Vaughn, and a daughter, Olive. He takes the Republican side in politics and also an active interest in school and church matters and in advancing the best interests of his town, where he is recognized as a citizen of ability and high merit.

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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