DEWITT CLINTON GREENE, M.D., son of Dr. Joseph C. and Juliette E. Taggert Greene, was born in Charlotte, Vt., July 30, 1857. In childhood he accompanied his family to Buffalo, where he has since resided. His education was obtained in the Buffalo Normal School and the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima, N. Y., and later he spent some time teaching school in his native town in Vermont.
In 1883 Dr. Greene entered the Medical Department of the University of Buffalo, from which he was graduated on the 27th of February, 1883. Since that time he has supplemented his .medical and surgical training by devoting special attention to clinics at Vienna and Berlin. After obtaining his diploma as a physician, Dr. Greene began practicing his profession in Buffalo, being associated with his father till his death. Dr. Greene is a physician of superior training and accomplishments. He is representative of the present generation of medical men in that he is thoroughly abreast of the progress of modern science and of the developments of his profession in 'recent years. He enjoys a large practice.
Dr. Greene's politics are Republican. He is a member of the New York State Medical Society, the Erie County Medical Society, of which, he is Treasurer, and several medical associations of Buffalo, also a member of the Buffalo Historical Society, and of the Delaware Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church.
June 10, 1885, Dr. Greene married Julia M. Gates of Medina, New York.
Dr. Greene is very loyal to the traditions of his New England ancestry, and cherishes a warm affection for his native State of Vermont. In his personal characteristics he preserves many of the traits typical of New England, which find expression in his professional conscientiousness, the sound quality of his citizenship and his sterling ideas of rectitude.
SOURCE: Memorial and Family History of Erie County New York; Volume I