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Biography of William M. Gibson, MD (1856 to ____)
Daniel H. Weiskotten
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William M. Gibson, MD (April 15, 1856 to ____)
from Our County (Oneida) and Its People by Daniel E. Wager, 1896, The Boston History Company.

Pages 248-249

GIBSON, WILLIAM M., M.D., was born in Waterville, Oneida county, May 12, 1856, and is a son of Rev. William T. Gibson, now of Utica, an Episcopal clergyman in this county since 1854.  He attended the Utica Free Academy and in 1875 entered the medical department of the University of the City of New York, from which he was graduated in medicine in 1878.  He took a post-graduate course in Bellevue Hospital under the late Dr. Alfred L. Loomis of New York, and in 1879 began the practice of his profession in Utica with the late Dr. Daniel G. Thomas, and since his death in 1880, has continued alone.  He was made attending physician to the Utica Dispensary in 1880, physician in charge in 1881, and a trustee in 1882, and held appointment on the corps of city physicians for the Eleventh ward from 1880 to 1889. He became a member of the Oneida County Medical Society in 1878 and was its president in 1889; was made a member of the Utica Medical Library Association in 1879 and served as its president in 1884 and 1885; has been a member of the staff of St. Lukes Hospital since 1883.  He was elected a member of the American Climatological Society (a branch of the Congress of American Physicians and Surgeons) in 1892, also to membership in the Medical Society of the State of New York in 1893.  In 1894 he was appointed by Governor Flower one of the managers of the Utica State Hospital.  He has been a vestryman and warden of St. George's Episcopal church since 1888, and is thoroughly interested in the welfare and prosperity of the city and its institutions.  In June, 1888, he married Mary Louise, eldest daughter of William M. Burr, of Cazenovia, N.Y., and their children are: William Burr, born April 12, 1889; Anna Katharine, born July 22, 1891; Mary Burr, born May 23, 1893; and Emily Martha, born April 4, 1895.