Dr. Edward L. Seay biography

EDWARD L. SEAY, M. D., is one of the younger representatives of the medical profession in Denison, but his years seem no bar to his progress nor success, for he has a practice that many an older physician might well envy. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1873, a son of William M. and Margaret (Mock) Seay. His father was a farmer by occupation, served as a soldier in the Confederate army, and was under command of General Robert E. Lee at the time of the surrender at Appomattox. He has now passed away, but Mrs. Seay is still living and makes her home in Denison.

Brought to Texas in his early boyhood days, Dr. Seay pursued his early education in the public schools of Grayson county and afterward attended the Gate City Literary and Commercial Academy of Denison. Determining upon the practice of medicine as a life work, he later attended the University of Louisville, Kentucky, from which he was graduated in the class of 1896. He then began practicing in Denison, where he has since remained, and in the nine years of his identification with the medical fraternity here his business has constantly grown and his success and reputation increased. He is conscientious in the performance of all his professional duties and has high regard for the ethics of the medical fraternity.

In 1898 Dr. Seay was united in marriage in Denison to Miss Nannie Mathes, of this city, and they have one child, Edward M., who was born here. In politics Dr. Seay is Democratic and fraternally is connected with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Ever courteous and affable, he is highly esteemed socially as well as professionally. His capability inspires confidence and his cheery presence in the sick room is a valued supplement to his professional knowledge and skill.

Source: B. B. Paddock, History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1906), Vol. I, pp. 624-625.