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Biographical Sketch of Dr. James H. Stephens

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Dr. James H. Stebbins, who was engaged in medical practice for about half a century, was born in Greece, Monroe county, New York, in 1834, and died in Geneva, Ontario county, New York, in 1908. He was graduated from the Medical College in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the greater number of his active years of practice were spent in Geneva, where he was one of the most prominent physicians.

Dr. Francis Lansing Stebbins, son of Dr. James H. Stebbins, was born at Geneva, Ontario county, New York, in 1866. His elementary education was acquired in the public schools and he then became a student at Hobart College, from which he was graduated in 1888 with the degree of Bachelor of Science. He next matriculated at New York University, the Medical Department of which institution conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1891. The two years following his graduation were then spent in actual practice in the Rochester City Hospital, New York, and in 1894, he went to Geneva, New York, where he established himself in practice. In this he has been constantly engaged until the present time. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Stebbins is visiting physician of the Geneva City Hospital. He takes a considerable amount of interest in public matters, giving his political allegiance to the Republican party, but has never aspired to public office, holding that it is his first and foremost duty to attend to the needs of the suffering. He is a Mason, a member of the Sigma Phi fraternity, and of the Kanadasaga Club. His professional affiliations are with the Ontario Medical Society. The New York State Medical Society and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Stebbins married, in 1898, Elise d’E. Picot. a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Child : Francis Lansing, Jr.. born September, 1904.

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