Biography of Stanley Scott, M.D.

Stanley Scott, one of the leading physicians in Newmarket, is a son of Charles and Mary (Hodge) Scott, and was born in Whitby, county of Ontario, January 29, 1839. His father, who was a native of Lower Canada, is living in the town of Whitby his home for nearly fifty years, and is a man much respected. His grandfather was in the army under Wellington, and died when past eighty years of age. Our subject was educated in the common and high schools of Whitby; studied medicine with Dr. Bradford Patterson of that town; attended medical lectures at Cincinnati, Ohio; is a licentiate of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Ontario; commenced practice at Norwood, county of Peterborough, in 1862; continued there for five years, holding meanwhile the office of coroner of the county; and in 1868, attended another course of lectures, this time in Philadelphia, and then settled in Newmarket, where for nearly twelve years, he has had a good run of business, and peculiarily, as well as professionally, is a success.

Dr. Scott has been in the village council, and is now a school trustee, but avoids office as much as he can consistently with his duties as a citizen. He is a Reformer in politics in his social habits highly exemplary. He never drank a glass of intoxicating liquors, and has never used tobacco in any way. He is a Master M Mason, but rarely attends the lodge meetings, he paying very close attention to his profession, which with him seems to be paramount to all other duties, outside his own family. On the first of October, 1862, he married Lydia B., daughter of Levius Churchill, a prominent farmer and magistrate, of the township of Pickering, and they have one son, Charles Stanley Winfield, aged fifteen years, a medical student with his father.



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