SAMUEL JAMES WEBSTER. One of the well known physicians of Cleveland is Dr. Samuel J. Webster, who has been in
active practice in the Brooklyn section of the city for over twenty five years, and has gained prestige both in
his profession and as a worthwhile man and citizen. He was born in Montville, Geauga County; Ohio, October 26,
1875, the son of Dr. Henry H. and Martha (Jones) Webster.
Dr. Henry H. Webster was born at Jamestown, New York, and was descended from an old New England family, his father
having gone to New York State from Massachusetts. He was graduated from the Eclectic Medical College of Cincinnati,
Ohio, Doctor of Medicine, in 1873, and entered practice in his home town, but later removed to North Jackson, Mahoning
County, Ohio, where he continued in general practice until the year 1904, when he came to Cleveland and took up
his residence and offices in Brooklyn. His death occurred at the family home in 1917. He was a member of the Cleveland
Academy of Medicine, of the Ohio State Medical Society and of the American Medical Association, and held membership
in the orders of Masonry and Knights of Pvthias. His wife was born in Lordstown, Trumbull County, Ohio, the daughter
of Samuel Jones, a native of Ohio. She survives her husband.
Dr. Samuel J. Webster was reared at North Jackson, Ohio, and received his preliminary education in the public schools.
After a course of study at Hiram College he entered Western Reserve University Medical School, and was there graduated
Doctor of Medicine with the class of 1896. During the year 1897 he served as interne at Cleveland City Hospital,
and the following year he served as house physician at the Ohio Hospital for Epileptics at Gallipolis, and then
entered practice in association with his father. In 1903 he went abroad and took post graduate work in the hospitals
of Vienna, Austria, and on his return home he resumed practice with his father. Since 1910 he has been visiting
physician and chief of the medical clinic of Cleveland City Hospital.
Doctor Webster is a member of the Cleveland Academy of Medicine and a member of its board of trustees, and is a
member of the Ohio State Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the Pasteur Club.
A History of Cuyahoga County
and the City of Cleveland
By: William R. Coates
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York, 1924
Cuyahoga County, Ohio Biographies
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