Name:
Frank Mathias Williamson 
Location served:
Cedar Springs  
Years in Practice:
1925 to 1976
Area of Specialization:
Family Physician and Surgeon  

Biography:

Dr. Frank Mathias Williamson was born near Priceville, Ontario on the 24th of November, 1902.  He was the youngest of 3 sons born to  John Williamson and the former Ida Eugenia Blakeston and they were farmers.  His brothers were Walter Blakeston Williamson and Ralph Robert Williamson.

Dr. Williamson was educated in local schools in Grey County (near Owen Sound, Ontario).   He graduated M.B. from The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and in 1925.

He married a graduate nurse, Dorothy Kathleen Mitchell on the 3rd of July, 1926 in Hamilton, Ontario.  She was born in the United States in 1903, the daughter of James Mitchell and the former Ada Susan Sullivan.

Dr. and Mrs. Williamson had 4 children.

Following his graduation from medical school he set up his practice not far from where he grew up in Hepworth and Wiarton, Ontario.  Dr. Williamson was appointed as a coroner for the area and served as the Medical Officer of Health for the Department of First Nations in Keppel Township and Shoreton Lake Village.  Dr. Williamson served on the local school board for 10 years and he was the Chairman for 7 years.

By 1967, Dr. and Mrs. Williamson were living in Kent County.  Dr. Williamson was the staff physician at the Ontario Hospital in Cedar Springs.

In his spare time, Dr. Williamson enjoyed photography.

He died in 1976.  Mrs. Williamson died in 1977.  They are buried at the Priceville/McNeil Cemetery, Artemesia Township, Grey County, Ontario.