William Smithson Archer

Birth: 1855, Oct. 22
Death: 1931, Apr. 1
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City
  • Harford

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1855-?
    Notes: [Admitted to MedChi 1892]. Born in Harford County, Md., October 22, 1855. A.B. and A.M., Princeton College; M.D., University of Maryland, 1880; practices at Bel Air, Md.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 306
  • Dates: 1855-1931
    Notes: ARCHER – On April 1, 1931, Dr. William S., at his residence, Shamrock, Belair, Md.

    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at Emanuel P.E. Church, Belair, Md., on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment in Greenmount Cemetery. Baltimore Sun, April 2, 1931.
    Source: Dielman – Hayward File. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD. Drawer 105.

  • Dates: 1855-1931

    Dr. William Smithson Archer died at his home, “Shamrock,” near Bel Air, Md., on April 1. He was descended from a family whose name has been prominent in political and legal affairs for several generations.

    After graduation he studied medicine in Baltimore and abroad in Vienna and at Guy’s Hospital in London. He was one of the last of the old-time general practitioners in Hartford County.

    His classmates will remember “Little Sage” on account of his cheerful acceptance of all the good things in life that came his way. A jolly companion and a lover of Princeton.

    For the Class of 1875
    Princeton Alumni Weekly, 4-24-1931
    Source: Dielman – Hayward File. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD. Drawer 105.

  • Dates: 1880
    Notes: M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 162