WILLARD C. KEMPTON, son of Col. Calvin Kempton, was born Oct. 13, 1840. He labored on the farm at home until 1858. He then attended school at Newport and Kimball Union Academies until 1861, when he commenced the study of medicine with his uncle, Dr. W. Clough, of Pittsfield, Mass. He attended lectures at Berkshire and Hanover Medical Colleges. He went to the war as a hospital steward, but was subsequently appointed successively Assistant Surgeon of a colored regiment, of the second Reg. N. H. Vols., and of the Freedmen’s Bureau. He married Elvira M. Johnson, of Springfield, N. H., and is now in the practice of his profession at Mansfield, Kansas.
Biographical Sketch of Willard C. Kempton
MLA Source Citation:Partridge, Dennis N. Croydon New Hampshire Genealogy. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 26 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/biographical-sketch-of-willard-c-kempton.htm - Last updated on Aug 27th, 2012
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