|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1873|
|Death: ||May 21, 1938|
NEWTON, Dr. W. R. of Cameron. Age 64. Died 5/21/1938 (Sat.) after a brief illness. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cameron.
He was BORN 9/1/1873 in Boone, AR., son of Major George Washington & Nancy Ann Eliza Brown Newton. Worked his way through Memphis Medical College in Memphis, TN. graduating in 1899. Married Ella Whiteside, in AR. She is buried in Rogers, TX. Married Matilda Julia Mondrick in 1906 and 7 children born to this union. Built the Buckholts Hospital, 1st hospital in Milam Co. and it burned in 1912; organized the Buckholts State Bank and Buckholts Mercantile Co. He was State Senator from the 13th Senatorial District. Dr. Newton's son, George Mayo Newton, who was a State Representative, founded the Cameron Hospital in 1913. Dr. Newton was a member of the American College of Surgeons, and formerly president of the Milam Co. Medical Asso.
SURVIVORS: Wife; 3 daughters, Nancy, Josephine and Mary Newton; 3 sons, George Mayo Newton, Dr. W.R. Newton, Jr. and Frank Newton.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Nov 17, 2007
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