Arthur Jacob Wolff
Bacteriologist, gynecologist, medico-legal expert; born June 7, 1855, London, England; studied medicine, Texas Medical College and Hospital; assistant army surgeon, Fort Brown, Texas, 1877-1881; studied medicine, Bellevue Hospital [NY], 1881-1883, graduated with MD; moved to Hartford, 1883; married Harriet Krotoshiner, February 17, 1886; served as municipal bacteriologist, Hartford Health Department, 1893-1925; helped establish Hartford municipal laboratory with Charles P. Botsford, 1894; served as staff gynecologist, Saint Francis’s Hospital, 1897-1926; served as chief of staff, Mount Sinai Hospital, 1922-1925; died June 22, 1936, Hartford, Connecticut. Member, Hartford Medical Society; member, Hartford County Medical Society; member Connecticut Medical Society; member, Microscopic Society, London, England; member, Kings County Medical Society, New York. As expert witness, involved with trial of Amy Archer-Gilligan, 1917. Family: Harriet Krotoshiner Wolff, wife; Beatrice Wolff, daughter (died in infancy); Arthur S. Wolff 2nd, son; Arthur S. Wolff, father; Sarah Ansell Wolff, mother.