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George D. Gray

GEORGE D. GRAY, M. D., of Buford Station, Tenn., was born in Mississippi, near Holly Springs, Marshall County, June 18, 1845. His father, Dr. George W. Gray, was born in Maryland in 1814, and came to Tennessee in 1828, thence to Mississippi, thence to Arkansas in 1854, where he resided and practiced medicine until his death in 1873. Our subject's mother's maiden name was Sallie Reynolds, who was born in Giles County, Tenn., and died in l848. George D. received a liberal education at North Mount Pleasant, Miss., and began the study of medicine in the fall of 1865, attending lectures at the University of Louisiana, at New Orleans, and subsequently attended lectures at Washington University, at Baltimore, Md., graduating from that institution in 1868. He located in Arkansas, where he practiced his profession with success until 1883, when he came to Giles County, Tenn., and has successfully practiced his profession at Buford Station. In 1873, he married Sallie Sloan, of Arkansas, and by her is the father of five children: Dudley, George W., St. Clair N., Janie and Maud.   Dr. Gray and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South.

From: Goodspeed's History of Giles County