Biography of Dr. Daniel A. Eiseline

Dr. Daniel A. Eiseline, who has filled a number of public offices in connection with his professional career, is of the first generation of his family to have been born in this country, his ancestors having lived in Germany. John Eiseline, father of Dr. Eiseline, was born in Bavaria, Germany, from which country he came to America in 1867, bringing his wife with him, and located at Canandaigua. He was a shoemaker by trade and followed that occupation until his death, in 1897. He married Elizabeth S. Lindner, and had six children, of whom three died in infancy. Those living at present are: Daniel A., see forward; Elizabeth, and Harold D., the two last named living with their mother in Canandaigua.

Dr. Daniel A. Eiseline, son of John and Elizabeth S. (Lindner) Eiseline, was born in Canandaigua, Ontario county, New York, June 10, 1868, and was named in honor of Daniel F. Alverson, a prominent citizen of that town. His preparatory education was acquired in the public schools of Canandaigua and Canandaigua Academy, and he then matriculated at the University of Buffalo, from the medical department of which he was graduated in 1896. For four years prior to becoming a student at the Buffalo University he was employed as a clerk in various drug stores in Canandaigua, and immediately after his graduation he removed to Shortsville and established himself in the practice of his profession. In this he has been eminently successful and now (1910) has a large and lucrative practice. His political views were those of the Republican party and he has been chosen to hold various public offices. He was appointed coroner to fill the unexpired term of the late Dr. W. W. Archer, and was subsequently twice elected to the office, his present term expiring in 1911. He is a member of the committee from the fourth district of the town of Manchester, is health officer for the village of Shortsville and surgeon to the Shortsville Wheel Company. He and his family are members of the Presbyterian church. He is connected in various capacities with the following organizations: Alpha Omega Delta Fraternity; Canandaigua Lodge, No. 294, Free and Accepted Masons; Excelsior Chapter, No. 64, Royal Arch Masons, of Canandaigua; Zenobia Commandery, No. 41, Knights Templar, of Palmyra, New York; Damascus Temple, Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine; Parlor Village Lodge, No. 88, Independent Order of Odd Fellows; has been secretary and treasurer of Ontario County Medical Society since 1897; secretary and treasurer of Ontario County Sanitary Officers’ Association; secretary of the Training School for Nurses of Canandaigua Hospital of Physicians and Surgeons; member of the Society of Physicians of the Village of Canandaigua; Medical Association of Central New York; Medical Society of the State of New York; American Medical Association.

Dr. Eiseline married at Shortsville, New York, July 18, 1901, Mabel E., born in Shortsville, daughter of Charles W. and Mary (Stafford) Brown, and granddaughter of Hiram L. and Hester Brown, the former one of the founders and original proprietors of the Empire Drill Company.

MLA Source Citation:

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on Aug 14th, 2011

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