Faling, Peter, M. D., was born in Saratoga county, March 12, 1833. His father, Cornelius Faling, came to Niagara county in 1839, settling in Royalton, where he practiced medicine for thirty-five years, and died in 1876. Peter Faling was educated in Niagara county, began his study of medicine with Dr. Caleb Hill, of Lockport, N. Y., and spent the last two years of his studies with Prof. Alden March of Albany, N. Y., where he served one year as an interne in the Albany City Hospital, graduating from the Albany Medical College in 1854, when he returned to Gasport, where he has practiced for forty-four years. In 1865 he married Emily, daughter of William Robinson. Dr. Faling is a member of the County and State Medical Societies and is recognized as a man of conservative character who has ever advanced the best interests of his town and towns people.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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