(III) Dr. Theodore D., son of William P. and Catherine (Bell) Rupert, was born in Seneca, Ontario county, New York, April 23, 1855. He attended the public schools and Geneva Academy, and spent one year at the Monroe Collegiate Institute at Elbridge, New York. He then matriculated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, from which he was graduated in ,880, with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. For ten years he practiced medicine in Mendon, Monroe county, New York, and in 1890 opened his office in Geneva, New York, and engaged in general practice, making a specialty of electrical treatment. He has served as health officer several terms and supports the Republican party. He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church and of Ark Lodge, No. 33, Free and Accepted Masons of Geneva, and of the University Club of Geneva.
Dr. Rupert married at Geneva, October 6, ,880, Clara C., daughter of Thomas Bond, a farmer near Geneva. Children: Lucy Belle, married Maynard Trott, of Colorado Springs, and has one son, Stinson; Allen Mead, studying mining engineering at Colorado Springs; Theodore J.; Frank Everett, a student in Hobart College.