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Dr William Rowland Newton Sr.

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Dr William Rowland Newton Sr.

Birth
Boone County, Arkansas, USA
Death
21 May 1938 (aged 63)
Cameron, Milam County, Texas, USA
Burial
Cameron, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
22960981 View Source

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.

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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