Charles C. Talbot
Charles Carroll Talbot was born August 28, 1843, at Newburyport, Massachusetts.
He began his classical studies at the Brown High School of his native town, and entered
Dartmouth College at the beginning of Freshman Fall term, August 24, 1860.
He remained with us until the close of Freshman year, at which time he decided to
commence the study of medicine, and in the Fall of 1862, he went to Harvard Medical
School, Boston, Massachusetts, where he remained one year. In the Fall of 1863, he
received an appointment as Acting Assistant-Surgeon in the army, and was ordered to
report for duty to the Medical Director of the Army of the James. Throughout his term
of service, he was engaged mostly in hospital work. For three months he had charge of a
hospital transport, carrying sick and wounded soldiers from the front to permanent
hospitals. He remained in the army until the close of the war, when he returned home
and resumed his medical studies. He was for a short time under the private instruction of
Dr. F. A. Howe, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and then went to Harvard Medical
School, Boston, Massachusetts, where he received his degree of Doctor of Medicine, in
May, 1866. He located immediately at Salem, New Hampshire, where he practised his
profession for four years; he then removed to Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1870, where
he still continues, enjoying a successful and lucrative practice.
He is one of the visiting physicians at the City Hospital. He was elected a member
of the School Committee during the past year.
His religious preference is Episcopalian. He is an Independent in politics.
He was married June 21, 1882, to Miss Carrie Weld Swain, of Haverhill,
Massachusetts. They have no children.
of the Class of '64 in Dartmouth College" complied by
John C. Webster, Shepard & Johnston, Printers, 1884,