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Biographical Sketch of Dr. Anson R. Gleason

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Dr. Aaron R. Gleason, was born, June 1, 1835, in Warren, Vt., where he lived until twelve years of age, when his father, Windsor, moved to Acworth, N. H. He attended school and fitted for college at Westminster, Vt., and taught for two years, more or less, in the public schools. He studied medicine with Dr. K. D. Webster, of Gilsum, and Dr. George B. Twitchell, of Keene, pursued a course at the medical college at Burlington, Vt., at Washington, D. C., and at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York city. He enlisted in the 2d N. H. Vols., in September, 1861, and was with his regiment until September, 1863, when he was transferred to Campbell Hospital, Washington, D. C., and while there pursued the medical course at the Alexandria Medical College, and received his diploma in March 1864. He was commissioned assistant surgeon of the 14th N. H. Vols., May 11, 1864, but he declined, preferring hospital duty. In September, 1865, he returned to his home in New Hampshire. During the same autumn he went to New York and attended a course at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. In the spring of 1866, he located in Fitzwilliam, where he has since continued to practice. He has been a member of the school board about fifteen years, and was town representative in 1851 and 1882. He married, January 19, 1869, Etta E., only child of Dr. K. D. Webster, of Gilsum, and has one daughter, Maude W.

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