at the beginning of his career, Dr. Hedenberg became interested in homoeopathy, and was one of the earliest and most prominent of its followers in this neighborhood.
For many years he was instructor in diseases of children at the Boston University Medical School, and served as vice-president and president of the Massachusetts Homoeopathic Medical Society.
A close student of the advances in medical affairs, and dissatisfied with the restrictions of the Homoeopathic system of medicine, in 1895 Dr. Hedenberg applied for membership in, and joined the Middlesex South District Society of the Massachusetts Medical Society.
As a physician, Dr. Hedenberg long enjoyed the friendship and the confidence of the community in which the more than fifty years of his professional life were spent.
Thoroughly informed in current medical literature and in sympathy with medical progress, he kept in touch with the younger men of his profession, and was in active practice until within a few weeks of
er friends, the occasion was a gala day.
In 1870, the twenty-fifth anniversary of the society was celebrated, and Mrs. Ira Barker read an historical sketch.
In 1895, the fiftieth anniversary was held at the house of the aged president and is the last recorded meeting of the association.
The secretary, Mrs. Burrell, reported, .
1854-5.Mrs. Samuel Joyce.
1856-8.Mrs. James O. Curtis.
1859-1865.Mrs. Timothy Cotting.
1866-1873.Mrs. George Richardson.
1874-84.Mrs. Albert C. Rogers.
1885-95.Mrs. George Richardson.
1846.Mrs. James O. Curtis.
1847.Miss Mary R. Bishop,
Miss Ann E. Perkins.
1848.Miss C. M. Blake.
1849.Mrs. Ebenezer WatSusan E. Withington.
1852-3.Miss Ann E. Perkins.
1854.Mrs. B. T. Clark.
1855.Mrs. B. T. Clark.
Mrs. Geo. T. Goodwin, pro tem.
1856-1875.Mrs. John Brown.
1876-1895.Mrs. William H. Burrell.
1846.Mrs. Milton Fuller.
1847-50.Mrs. Timothy Cotting.
1851.Mrs. Caroline Chase.
1852-3.Mrs. Timothy Cotting.