History of Tufts College, 1854-1896Start, Alaric Bertrand
THOMAS M. DURELL, M. D.
THOMAS M. DURELL was born in Calais, Maine, October 2, 1858. While he was a small child his parents moved to Somerville, Massachusetts, where he graduated from
|the High School in 1876. He then entered the Harvard Medical School, graduating in 1879, after which he spent six months in European study. After a year spent as House Surgeon at the New Haven General Hospital he returned to Somerville, and settled in general practice. He has been City Physician and Chairman of the Board of Health, and has also served as surgeon in the militia. Since 1886 he has been Medical Examiner for the second district of Middlesex County. At the formation of the Tufts Medical School he was appointed Lecturer on Legal Medicine, and in June, 1895, was made Professor of that subject. Dr. Durell is a member of the Oasis Lodge I. O. O. F., and of the John Abbot Lodge F. and A. M., having served two years as Master of the lodge and one year as District Deputy Grand Master of the Sixth Masonic District. He is also a member of the Somerville Royal Arch Chapter, of the Orient Council of Royal and Select Masters, and of the Coeur de Lion Commandery of Knights Templar.|
Published by the Class of 1897. The original contains appendices with a directory of alumni, the college catalog, and the college charter. These were not included in this addition.
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