Niagara County

1897 Biography - Henry C. Hill

Hill, Henry C., M. D., physician and surgeon, was born at Orwell, Vt., September 29, 1832. His parents removed to Orleans county, N. Y., in 1837, where he entered Yates Academy and received his preliminary education. In 1856 he began the study of medicine at the Ann Arbor University and was graduated from that honorable seat of learning in the class of 1859. He then returned to Orleans county and began the practice of his profession, where he remained until August, 1862, when he entered the United States service as assistant surgeon in the 129th N. Y. Vols, andserved his country in that capacity for three years. At the close of the war he returned to private practice, locating in Somerset, Niagara county, N. Y., where he was engaged in practice for ten years. In 1877 he removed to Lockport, where he has since resided. Dr. Hill is a member of the Niagara County Medical Society, Royal Arcanum, G. A. R., and the Knights Templar. He was appointed under Mayor Darrison as health officer for two years and served also under Mayor Atwater for a like period. October 13, 1859, he married Julia A., daughter of Allen Bacon, and they have one daughter, Mrs. Elmer E. Poole of Buffalo.

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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