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Dr Albert Colby Getchell
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1857
Waterville
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1950
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Dr. Albert Colby Getchell was the son of Walter B. Getchell (1809-1907) and his wife Marie Antoinette Colby (1828-1905) of Waterville, ME. He studied briefly at Harvard Medical School bore completing his medical studies at the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, graduating in 1885. The next year, on April 22, 1886, Dr. Getchell married artist Edith Loring Peirce (1855-1940). The couple had two daughters: Ruth Peirce Getchell (1888-1906) and Margaret Peirce Getchell (1891-1970). Dr. Getchell and his family settled in Worcester, MA, where he established a distinguished practice, specializing in ear, throat and lung ailments. His pioneering work in the treatment of tuberculosis won him a national reputation.

 
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Auburn
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: John W. Coffey
Record added: Jan 22, 2014
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Dr Albert Colby Getchell
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