Obituaries - NY - 1915 - Major Albert Veeder

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Obituaries - NY - 1915 - Major Albert Veeder

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Veeder, Major Albert, A. M., M. D., of Lyons, New York, died about November 17, 1915. He was born at Ashtabula, Ohio November 10, 1848, son of Gerrit and Martha (Williams) Veeder, and married September 5, 1871, Mary E. Wood, of Schenectady, New York.

Major Veeder was given the degree of A. B. at Union College, New York, 1870, later A. M. and M. D. at the University of Buffalo, in 1883. He was Principal of Ives Seminary, at Antwerp New York, 1875-8, practiced medicine in Lyons, New York, since 1883. fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, member of American Public Health Association, American Microscopial Society, International Conference of Charities, and Corrections, permanent member of the New York State Medical Society, and corresponding member of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society for Wayne County, New York.

Major Veeder has published a great many papers on public water supply, garbage disposal, the relative importance of flies and water supply in spreading disease; made study of relation of pack ice in the great lakes of North America to the glacial period and made extended investigation of electro-magnetic phenomena of solar origin, especially with reference to the causation of the aurora, and the production of certain weather conditions.

    Source: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. XLVII, 1916