Biography of William Henry Welch, M. D. of Larimore North Dakota

William Henry Welch, M.D., was born on June 30, 1854, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Hosea Welch, Jr., and Harriet (Davling) Welch, of Irish and Scottish descent. Educated at Caledonia County Grammar School and the medical department of the Academy of Vermont, he moved west in 1883, initially settling in Crookston, Minnesota. On December 1, 1889, he relocated to Larimore, North Dakota, to practice medicine. Dr. Welch served as the physician in charge of the Grand Forks County Hospital from 1898 to 1904. He was a member of several medical societies. He married Elizabeth Morrison on January 14, 1882, in Groton, Vermont.


William Henry Welch, M. D., a practicing physician of Larimore, North Dakota, was born June 30, 1854, in Boston, Mass. His parents were Hosea Welch, Jr., and Harriet (Davling) Welch, natives of Ireland and Scotland, respectively. He received his education at the Caledonia County, Vt., Grammar School and at the medical department of the Academy of Vermont. He first came West in 1883 and in March of that year settled in Crookston, Minnesota. He then moved to Larimore on December 1, 1889, and engaged in the practice of his profession. He had charge of the Grand Forks County Hospital as a physician from 1898 to 1904. He is a member of the Grand Forks County Medical Society, the North Dakota Medical Society, and the American Medical Association.

On January 14, 1882, Dr. Welch was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Morrison in Groton, Vt.

Source

C.F. Cooper & Company, History of the Red River Valley, Past And Present: Including an Account of the Counties, Cities, Towns And Villages of the Valley From the Time of Their First Settlement And Formation, volumes 1-2; Grand Forks: Herald printing company, 1909.

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