Anderson, Charles Loftus Grant

Hagerstown MD

ANDERSON, Charles Loftus Grant, of Hagerstown, Md., son of Rev. George Washington and Anna Maria (Winter) Anderson, grand son of William Anderson, was born March 8, 1863, in Washington county, Md. He pursued scientific courses at the Centenary Collegiate Institute, Hackettstown, N.J., and Claversack College, N. Y., and a course preparatory to the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, in 1881. He began to read medicine in 1881, at Glen Gardner, N. J., with Dr. T. M. A. Heron : attended three courses of lectures at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York, and received therefrom the degree of M. D., May 13, 1884. He was house physician and surgeon to the Jersey City Charity Hospital in 1885; practised medicine in New York city from January 1, 1886, to August 1, 1886; was commissioned acting assistant surgeon, U. S. A., August 23, 1886; was promoted to assistant surgeon, November 6, 1886, and resigned his commission July 1, 1888; has been located in the practice of medicine at Hagerstown since the latter date.     Dr. Anderson is a member of the Washington County (Md.) Medical Society; of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland; of the Brooklyn Ethical Association; and of the Anthropological Society of Washington.     Dr. Anderson is interested in farming and in peach culture, and is somewhat of an archaeologist. His original article on “Peach Fever,” published in the Maryland Medical journal, February 18, 1893, attracted considerable attention from the medical and lay press. He has also written upon “Surgical Inflammation,” unpublished; and upon “Arizona as a Health Resort,” Medical Record, July 5, 1890.
Source: Watson, Irving Allison. Physicians and Surgeons of America: (Illustrated). A Collection of Biographical Sketches of the Regular Medical Profession. Republican Press Association, 1896, page 398 [includes photo].

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