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Qualified for practice by a thorough training in this country and abroad, Dr. Mclntosh has always been a close and discriminating student in his profession. He has also manifested an interest in every measure which aimed to bring a clearer understanding of the laws of health to his fellowmen. He obtained his earlier education in the grammar and high schools of Dorchester and Boston, supplemented with two years of private instruction and study, later entering the medical department of Yale University, where he won his M. D. in the class of 1897. His course of preparation was continued in post graduate studies at Yale and at the Augusta Hospital in Berlin, Germany, under Professors Ewald, Kutner and Jacobson. Since 1902 he has specialized in diseases of the stomach and for several years was instructor in gastro-enterology in the Yale Medical College. He is a member of the State, County and New Haven Medical Societies, the American Medical Association and is a charter member of the New Haven Alumni Association of Yale.

Dr. Mclntosh was born in Dorchester, now a part of Boston, Massachusetts, March 2, 1860. He is a son of William Francis Mclntosh, and a great-grandson of James Mclntosh, who came from Scotland to this country a few years before the Revolutionary war. Dr. McIntosh's mother's maiden name was Betsy Avis Bowen, and her mother was Betty Hopkins, born at Truro, Cape Cod, in 1798, a direct descendant of Stephens Hopkins, of Plymouth, Massachusetts. In collateral lines the family is connected with the Hale, Briggs, Tileston and other well know New England families.

On the 27th of November, 1883, at Southbridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Mclntosh married Harriet Lucrctia, daughter of John and Sarah (Mossnian) Hyde, formerly of Winchendon, Massachusetts. Dr. and Mrs. Mclntosh have three daughters: Ruth, the wife of Clarence H. Cogswell; Elizabeth Hyde, the wife of Russell E. Chatfield; and Etta Monroe, wife of Rufus F. Blount.

In politics Dr. Mclntosh is a progressive and was the first president of the Progres-sive Club of New Haven. He was treasurer of the New Haven Civic Society for the first two years after organizing. He is a Congregationalist and a member of the United church of New Haven. His activities have always been broad and varied, touching the general interests of society at many points.

Modern History of New Haven
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