Niagara County

1897 Biography - A. W. Jayne

Jayne, A. W., M. D., was born in Danville, Va., July 7, 1846. He was educated at Charlotteville, Va., and Madison University, from which he was graduated in 1869. He received his medical education in New York city and graduated from the New York Homeopathic Medical College in 1873, and from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1875. After practicing in Syracuse, N. Y., for six years, he removed to Norfolk, Va., thence to Buffalo, where he practiced four years and came to North Tonawanda in 1888. Dr. Jayne was health officer of North Tonawanda for six years, was coroner of Niagara county in 1894 and town poor physician in 1895. He is a prominent member of the Select Knights and is medical examiner for both the Tonawanda lodges. He was formerly major of Capt. M. Mauer's dragoons. Dr. Jayne first married Flora M. Bassett, by whom he had one son, Almon A., now a student in Brown University. His second wife was Rebecca M. Marshall, of Todmorden, Eng., and they have two sons, Luther and Arthur.

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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