Biography of George D. Barrett
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Barrett, George D., was born in Hooksett, New Hampshire, January 9, 1846. His father, William H. Barrett, was a prominent contractor and builder of that town, paying particular attention to railroad work. He was lieutenant colonel of the Eighth New Hampshire Regiment., entering the service as captain, was promoted for bravery and meritorious conduct. He died in 1871, aged fifty seven years. G. D. Barrett was educated in the high schools of Nashua, New Hampshire, entering Dartmouth Medical College in 1875, graduating in the class of 1828, and first opened an office in Boston. He then removed to North Abington, remaining until 1884, and the same year came to Marengo, remaining until' 1893. He located in Clyde in November, 1894, and established a general practice. At the age of thirty two he married Mary H., daughter of Alfred Randall, of Boston, and they have had two children: Grace M. and George C.; the latter died in childhood. Our subject was formerly a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, is now a member of the Wayne County Medical Society and health officer of the town of Galen. Dr. Barrett early developed a desire for travel. At sixteen years of age he took a three months' trip to the Bahama Islands and Gulf of Mexico; in 1867 visited Canada, stopping among the Canadians over six months; in 1869, a trip to Mexico by way of Isthmus of Panama; to Mazatlan, on west coast, nearly a year was devoted to that country, and five years to California and Nevada.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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