Name:
Thomas Logan Towers 
Location served:
Wallaceburg  
Years in Practice:
1905 to 1965
Area of Specialization:
Family Medicine  

Biography:

Dr. Thomas Logan Towers was born on the 15th of July, 1884 in Sarnia, Ontario.  He was the 5th of 6 sons born to Thomas Ford Towers and the former Mary Ann Huggart.   His siblings were; Robert, James, Gordon and Norman.  His father was born in Scotland and he was a bookkeeper.

Dr. Towers matriculated in Sarnia in 1902.  He entered university in the fall of 1903.  Dr. Towers took a year off from school for a medical leave.   He graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1908.  After interning, he set up his medical practice in Wallaceburg.  Dr. Towers joined the College of Physicians and Surgeons on the 30th of June, 1909.

Dr. Towers answered the call of World War I and enlisted in the Canadian Army on the 15th of January, 1915.  Dr. Towers served as a Captain in the C.A.M.C.  Dr. Towers served in France, Belgium, India and Mesopotamia until 1918.  He was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.  His brother Captain Norman Ewart Towers was killed on the 16th of September, 1916 while serving with the 7th Canadian Light Infantry.  Captain Norman E. Towers was buried at St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen Seine Maritime in France.

After his discharge Dr. Towers went to work at Westminster Hospital in London, Ontario.  According to the 1921 census, Dr. Towers and his wife Anne Elizabeth were living in London.  Mrs. Towers was born on the 20th of February, 1882.

Mrs. Towers died on the 24th of April, 1962.  Dr. Towers died on the 22nd of September, 1965.  They are buried at Lakeview Cemetery, 1016 Colborne Road in Sarnia.