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SAMUEL DUTTON GILBERT
Posted by: Michael Potter (ID *****1211) Date: November 04, 2012 at 23:53:46
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1869
SAMUEL DUTTON GILBERT, son of Rev Edwin Randolph Gilbert (B A Yale 1829) and Dorcas (Dutton) Gilbert, was born July 15, 1848, in Wallingford, Conn His father, for over forty years the faithful pastor^of the First Congrega- tional Church there, a great admirer of Professor Nathaniel William Taylor and an excellent representative of his system
of theology, was a member of the Yale Corporation from 1849 un^l his decease in 1874 His mother died when he was only a year old, and he was brought to New Haven and lived with his uncle, Rev Samuel W S Dutton, D D
(B A Yale 1833), pastor of the North Church He studied in the Hopkins Grammar School two years before entering college
After graduation he entered the Yale Medical School and received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1871, during a >ear of his course being assistant to Dr T B Townsend
(M D Yale 1858) After spending a year in medical study m Dublin, London, Edinburgh, and Pans, he settled in prac- tice in New Haven, residing in Fair Haven till 1887, and since then on Wall street, New Haven
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He was a director of the New Haven Hospital, and for twenty-five years was one of the attending physicians He greatly aided m establishing the Visiting Nurse Association, in 1904, and served continuously on its advisory board He was a member of the New Haven Medical Association thirty-seven years and its president in 1890-91 In 1909 he was elected president of the Connecticut Medical Society He was a deacon of the United (formeily North) Congre- gational Church, of which he had been a member since 1863
He married, June 15, 1875, Ellen Miriam, daughter of Samuel and Eliza (Munson) Peck of Wallmgford Mis Gilbert died September 25, J901
While returning from a short summei vacation abroad Dr Gilbert died suddenly of heart disease on boaid the Steamer Lapland, September 27, 1910, at the age of 62 years The funeral service was in the United Church, New Haven, and the interment in the Grove Stieet Cemetery


http://mssa.library.yale.edu/obituary_record/1859_1924/1910-11.pdf


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