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Ernest Edward Tyzzer
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1875
Wakefield
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1965
Wakefield
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Ernest {Age 5} is recorded on the 1880 census at Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts
dwelling in the household of his parents.

Ernest married

1] Jessie GOWEN
on 8 February 1900
at Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
They were the parents of;
Gerald Edwards, Alan, Franklin Gowen,
Ellen, Roger Ernest, Infant son.
The family is recorded on the 1900 & 1910
& 1920 & 1930 & 1940 census at Wakefield.

2] Helen BARTLETT.

BIOGRAPHY - Thomas H. Weller:
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Ernest lived close to nature in Wakefield.
As a boy on a small farm, with many chores and few playmates, he prepared, with parental encouragement, collections of beetles, dragonflies, and arrowheads. Throughout his years in college and medical school, he trapped muskrat, fox, mink, skunk, and weasel to provide funds for educational expenses. This activity also provided a focus for a maturing intellectual curiosity that was to determine his future career. In 1899, he spent the spring recess of his second year at Harvard Medical School trapping.
He graduated from Brown & Harvard in 1902 with a M. D. His interest in cancer research was paramount during 1905-1916 when he was director of the Harvard Cancer Commission. Tyzzer's contributions to research on cancer were recognized by his election to the presidency of the American Association for Cancer Research in 1913 and by receipt of the Bronze Medal of the American Cancer Society in 1952.
"He was a large, kindly, who spoke slowly, softly simply, and, succinctly."
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Roberts Tyzzer (1832 - 1904)
  Matilda Jane Edwards Tyzzer (1838 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Jessie Gowen Tyzzer (1875 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Gerald Edwards Tyzzer (1900 - 1968)*
  Alan Tyzzer (1902 - 1902)*
  Ellen Tyzzer (1906 - 1906)*
  Roger Ernest Tyzzer (1908 - 1935)*
  Infant Son Tyzzer (1915 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter G Tyzzer (1863 - 1924)*
  Jennie Roberts Tyzzer Cunningham (1870 - 1935)*
  Ernest Edward Tyzzer (1875 - 1965)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ERNEST EDWARD TYZZER
1875 - 1966
his wife
JESSIE GOWEN
1875 - 1946
their sons
ROGER ERNEST TYZZER
1908 - 1935
GERALD EDWARDS TYZZER
1900 - 1968
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Wakefield
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 716; Grave 6
 
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62915178
Ernest Edward Tyzzer
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
 
Ernest Edward Tyzzer
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Ernest Edward Tyzzer
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- Athanatos
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
 
 
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