Biography of George S. Wickham, M.D.

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GEORGE S. WICKHAM, M. D. – Bringing to his profession a large ability, supplemented by a tireless energy and directed by his splendid preparation, Dr. George S. Wickham, of Lee, stands among the noteworthy physicians of Berkshire County. Active in practice only since the recent war, Dr. Wickham has established his name in this section as that of a thoroughly able and forward looking professional man, and in his future his friends are confident that the community will be greatly benefited. Dr. Wickham is a son of Nicholas and Ellen (Smallwood) Wickham, his father died in February, 1g09, but his mother is still living. They were the parents of five children: John, now pastor of St. Brendan’s Church in New York City; Joseph, professor of English at New York City College; Thomas, a noted surgeon of Boston; Helena, wife of Dr. Thomas Hennelly, of Pittsfield; and George S., of further mention.

George S. Wickham was born in Lee, January 25, 1893 Receiving his early education in the public schools of his birthplace, he graduated from the Lee High School in 1909, from Holy Cross College in 1914, and from Harvard Medical College in 1918 Dr. Wickham gained his institutional experience at the Boston City Hospital, serving his internship during the years 1918 and 1919. During this time he was a member of the Medical Reserve Corps, and in October of 1919 he opened his office in Lee. He has since gone forward with definite success and in rising to his present position he has amply demonstrated his fitness for his work and his appreciation of its responsibilities. Dr. Wickham is interested in every phase of present day progress, is a member of the Lee School Committee, also serving as school physician, and is associate medical examiner of the Third Berkshire District He holds membership in the Lee Club, the Berkshire Medical Society and the Berkshire Harvard Club. His religious affiliation is with the Roman Catholic Church.

MLA Source Citation:

Holland, Josiah Gilbert. History of Western Massachusetts Springfield: S. Bowles and company, 1855. Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on Aug 10th, 2011

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