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Charles Daligny (1853-1939, Thompsonville, NC)


Charles Daligny

DALIGNY, Charles, Thompsonville, N. C., born May 10, 1853, at Paris, France, is the son of Désiré Joseph and Melina Caroline (Jarrié) d'Aligny, and grandson of Pierre d'Aligny. He was educated at the College Louis le Grand, and was graduated A. H., in 1870. He commenced the study of medicine in 1873, at Paris; attended six courses of lectures at the École Militaire de Médecine, Paris, and at the École de Médecine de Montpellier, receiving the diploma of the first named institution in August, 1878.

Dr. Daligny commenced the practice of medicine in Paris, immediately after graduation; was physician and surgeon to an expedition to Central Africa, 1878-'80; was a volunteer in the Franco-German War, 1870-'71; was taken prisoner at the surrender of Metz and transported to Dresden and Leipzig, Saxony. In 1880 he came to the United States and practised [sic] medicine in South Carolina until 1884, then moved to Thompsonville, N.C.

Dr. Daligny is a member of the Medical Society of the State of North Carolina; Institut de Médecine Dosimetrique de Paris; Randolph County (N.C.) Medical Society.

Married, in 1882, Miss Nancy Strout, of Edgefield, S.C., who died in 1891, leaving three children: William Joseph, John Henry, and Earl Preston Daligny. He married, second, in 1892, Miss Elizabeth Harris, of El Dorado, N.C.

Transcribed from:
Physicians and Surgeons of America: A Collection of Biographical Sketches of the Regular Medical Profession. Edited and compiled by Irving A. Watson. Concord, N.H.: Republican Press Association, 1896.