CRAMTON, CHARLES AUGUSTUS, M. D., son of Dr. Josiah O. and Charlotte E. (WARD) CRAMTON, was born at Winooski, Vermont, July, 1872. His father was a prominent physician and an operating surgeon at Mary Fletcher hospital, Burlington. 

      He was graduated from the medical department of the University of Vermont in 1893, and during the two following years was house surgeon at Mary Fletcher hospital, an eminently practical experience. He then went to Europe and took post-graduate courses at St. Thomas and St. Bartholomew hospitals, London, and Hospital Laraboisure of Paris. 

      He has also taken courses at the Post-graduate college of New York city and Baltimore and has become especially proficient in diseases of the eye, ear, nose, and throat. 

      Dr. CRAMTON settled in St. Johnsbury in August, 1894, and soon began a successful and extensive practice. 

      He is official examiner for several leading life insurance companies and a member of the U. S. pension board for Caledonia county, being the specialist for the eye and ear. He is a member of the Caledonia County and of the State Medical societies. Dr. CRAMTON married Gertrude HORTON Howe, in July, 1895. They have three children, Gertrude, Marjorie, and Edward Allen.

Source:  Successful Vermonters, William H. Jeffrey, E. Burke, Vermont, The Historical Publishing Company, 1904, page 54.

Prepared by Tom Dunn January 2003