Dr. Arthur Knox Doig's Diploma

Dr. Doig's Diploma

Arthur Knox Doig, M.D.’s Medical Diploma,

University of Pennsylvania  

       Dr. Doig (1875-1928) had previously graduated from Union College , Schenectady , NY and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and other fraternities, Knights of Pythias, Ancient Order of Foresters, and Woodsmen of America . He practiced at Kings County Hospital , Brooklyn , before moving to Nyack , NY . about 1904. He was a physician in private practice and on the staff of Nyack Hospital until he was killed in an auto accident in Nyack in 1928.

       Dr. Doig was the son of Rev. Robert Doig, a Reformed Church minister & Adelaide L. Garretson. His wife, Anna M. Haldeman, whose Pennsylvania ancestors dated back to the American Revolution, was my grandmother.  

–Joan Brooks