California Genealogy and History Archives
San Bernardino County and Riverside County
ARTHUR T. GAGE, M. D. — A specialist of the eye, ear and throat, to which his practice is limited. Doctor Gage has brought special resources and facilities to the medical profession at Redlands, where he began his work several years ago. Doctor Gage represents solid old New England stock, and was a successful physician and surgeon in Massachusetts before coming to California.
He was born at Somerville, Massachusetts, November 25, 1883. His father, Charles F. Gage, has given fifty-four years of his business life to the service of the Boston & Maine Railroad, most of the time as general claim agent. He is a member of the Congregational Church. Charles F. Gage, who lives at Winchester, Massachusetts, married Martha A. Adams, of the historic Adams family of New England, and a direct descendant of Priscilla Alden. Charles F. Gage and wife had four sons: Frederick A., John H., Edward C. and Arthur T.
Arthur T. Gage graduated from the high school at Winchester, Massachusetts, in 1902. For four years, 1902-06, he attended Tufts Medical College, and by reason of his high qualifications when he entered and by the hard work he devoted to his studies he graduated with the M. D. degree. He is a member of the Phi Chi fraternity. His college course was followed by an experience presenting some of the finest opportunities to a young medical graduate. From June, 1906, to October, 1907, he was an interne in the Boston City Hospital, a great institution with 1,200 beds and 48 house officers. From 1908 to 1918 Dr. Gage practiced at Melrose, Massachusetts, and in the latter year moved to Redlands, succeeding Dr. B. F. Church in practice.
At Melrose, Massachusetts, September 4, 1916, Doctor Gage married Miss Ruth Greenleaf, of a prominent family of Melrose. She is a graduate of the Melrose High School. Her parents were born in Massachusetts and she was a child when her father died. For years he has conducted an old established book store in Massachusetts. Her mother is still living in Melrose. Dr. and Mrs. Gage have two children: Howard Alden Gage, born January 7, 1918; and Priscilla Gage, born June 13, 1920. Dr. and Mrs. Gage attend the Congregational Church. He is a member of the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce of Redlands and is affiliated with the Elks.
Transcribed by Peggy Hooper 2011