Dr William Rowland Newton, Sr

Dr William Rowland Newton, Sr

Birth
Boone County, Arkansas, USA
Death 21 May 1938 (aged 64)
Cameron, Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial Cameron, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 22960981 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 17 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22960981
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William Rowland Newton, Sr (1 Sep 1873–21 May 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22960981, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Cameron, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .