Dr. Walter Millard Fleming

Born: 1838
Dr. Walter Millard Fleming was a prominent physician and surgeon. Born in 1838, he obtained a degree in medicine in Albany, N.Y., in 1862. During the Civil War, he was a surgeon with the 13th New York Infantry Brigade of the National Guard. He then practiced medicine in Rochester, New York, until 1868, when he moved to New York City and quickly became a leading practitioner.

He was also co-founder of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America along with William J. Conlin. Fleming is listed as member #1 in the 1904 Report of Mecca Temple, NY, NY.