Bio: Day, Dwight W. Dr. (1881)


Surnames: Day, Smith

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 320

DR. DWIGHT W. DAY, physician and surgeon, Eau Claire. Went to Iowa in May, 1866, and located at Elkader, Clayton County; remained there until he came to Eau Claire, in October, i868, where he has since been engaged in the practice of his profession. He was born in the town of Eagle, Wyoming Co., N. Y., May 14, 1841, and graduated from Buffalo Medical College, Feb. 22, l861. He was resident physician in the Buffalo General Hospital and Lying-in Hospital, and was surgeon of the 154th N. V. V. I. He went out as 1st assistant surgeon of the regiment, and in eighteen months was promoted to surgeon of the regiment, then to acting brigade surgeon. He served three years in the medical department and then returned to Arcade, N. Y., where he practiced until 1866, when he removed to Iowa. Dr. Day was married in Franklinville, N. Y., in April, 1867, to Tibb Smith, who is a daughter of William Smith, and was born in Olean, N. Y. They have lost two children.



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