Niagara County

1897 Biography - Walter D. Hough

Hough, Walter D., M. D., was born at Newfane, N. Y., October 13, 1858, and is a son of Torrence and Jane (Wolverton) Hough, he a farmer of that section, now retired and a resident of Niagara Falls. Dr. Hough was educated in the public schools of Newfane and in the Lockport Union School. At nineteen years of age he entered the New York Homeopathic College, from which he was graduated in 1881, and later he took a course in the Long Island College Hospital at Brooklyn and was graduated there from in 1883. During the following year he practiced his profession in New York city, and in 1884 came to Niagara Falls, where he at once entered into the active and successful practice of medicine. He is a member of the Western New York Homeopathic Medical Society, of the New York State Homeopathic Medical Society and of the American Institute of Homeopathy; he is also a member of Niagara Frontier Lodge No. 132, F. & A. M. September 12, 1883, he married Ella L. Haynes of Newfane, and they have one daughter, Florence Genevieve, born August 29, 1884. Mrs. Hough is the daughter of Edward and Eliza (Fay) Haynes of Niagara Falls.

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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