Posted By:Marianne Kepler
Subject:Re: Early Twitchell Bio's (Part 6)
Post Date:February 18, 1999 at 09:41:07
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(VIII) Herbert Francis, second son and sixth child of Alphin and Roxanna A. (Twitchell) Twitchell, was born in Bethel, November 18, 1859. He was educated in the Bethel public schools and at Gould's Academy, and was then a clerk in a retail dry goods store for a year. In 1880 he matriculated in the Main Medical School, from which he took his degree in 1883. The following year he was interned at the Main General Hospital, and in 1884 commenced the general practice of his profession at Freeport, where he remained until 1892. He then settled in Portland, where he has practiced medicine and surgery in the Maine General Hospital. He is a member of the Pathological Club, the Porotland Medical Club, the Academy of Medicine and Science, the Cumberland County Medical Society, and the Maine Medical Association: also the Portland Club. He was made a mason in Rising Star Lodge, of Freeport, Maine. In politics he is a Republican, and in religious views a Congregationalist. Dr. Herbert F. Twitchell married May 14, 1885, Alice J. Gould, who was born in Avon,