Niagara County

1897 Biography - Champlin Fletcher Buck

Buck, Champlin Fletcher, M. D.-This eminent physician and surgeon was born in Lockport, Niagara county, N. Y., October 3, 1861. The foundation of his education was laid in the public schools, supplemented by a thorough course at the De Veaux College in 1879. He began the study of medicine at the New York Homeopathic Medical College, from which he was graduated in 1885 with the degree of M. D. He then spent one year at Ward's Island Hospital, after which he removed to Buffalo and began the practice of his profession. In June. 1893, he removed to Lockport, where he has since been engaged in the practice of his profession. He is a member of the Homeopathic Medical Society of Western New York, the Lockport Wheelmen, of Red Jacket Lodge. No. 646, F, and A. M., and the Country Club. June 15, 1896, Dr. Buck was appointed city physician and health officer. Dr. Buck has a collection of some very rare implements of war, which he has displayed in his office, some of which is very valuable. Among the most noted ones, and one that is most prized by him, is an old English shot gun, which is six feet eleven and a half inches in length. There are others from the interior of Africa and the most remote parts of Asia, all of which are very interesting to see.

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