TenEyck O. Burleson
Contributed by Annette Campbell
Dr. TenEyck O. Burleson was born in Howard, Steuben Co, NY, July 21, 1854. Hiram B.
Burleson, his father, was a native of the same town, and his grandfather,
Russell Burleson, came to Steuben county in 1813, from Chenango county. The
family were identified in OTSEGO county, and were among the pioneers of that
town. Hiram B. Burleson was born in Howard, February 28, 1816, and he married
Catherine, daughter of John Willis, and was identified as a farmer. T. O.
Burleson was educated at Alfred University and graduated from Buffalo Medical
Unicersity in 1880, and began practice at Pulteney NY, and in 1890 received the
appointment as surgeon at the Soldiers and Sailors Home (now Veterans
Administration Center-Bath, NY-AC). In 1886 he married Lilly M., a daughter of
George Bennett of Pulteney. Mr. Burleson is one of the leading men of his
profession, elected president of the Steuben Medical Society, and a member of
the State Medical Society. From "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes 1896.