Sprague, Dr. Thomas Farmer

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Sprague, Dr. Thomas Farmer

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1856-1939

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Thomas Farmer Sprague was born in Brigus, Newfoundland, in 1856, the sixth son of Reverend S. W. Sprague. Thomas Farmer Sprague received a medical degree in 1880 and was a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York. He established a medical practice first in Welsford, New Brunswick, then, in 1881, in Hartland, NB, and in 1883, he relocated his practice to Woodstock, NB. In 1884, Sprague married Loella Nourse in Malden, Massachusetts . They had eight children.

Dr. T. F. Sprague was a member of the Woodstock Driving Club and owned trotting stock. He was also a member of the cricket and golf clubs in Woodstock and was a member of the United Church of Canada and of the Woodstock Masonic Lodge. Dr. Sprague retired at age 82 and died the following year, in 1939.

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Practiced medicine in: Welsford, NB ([1880?]); Hartland, NB (1881); and Woodstock, NB (1883).

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