Niagara County

1897 Biography - Wilson M. Pettit

Pettit, Wilson M., M. D., was born in the village of Wilson, Niagara county, N. Y., April 6, 1852. In 1875 he began the study of medicine in the Office of Doctors Bishop and Evans, and was graduated from the New York Homoeopathic Medical College in 1879. He immediately began the practice of his profession in Lockport, where he has since resided and carried on a very successful business. On June 26, 1889, he married Emma Hollenbeck of Shawnee, Niagara county, N. Y., and they have four children: Harold, May, Hazel and Margaret. He is a prominent member of Red Jacket Lodge No. 646, F. & A. M., the Select Knights, Empire Knights of Relief, the Safety Fund Insurance Society, and of Cataract Lodge No. 54, I. O. O. F. He is also serving n second term as member of the Local Board ol Health.

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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