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One of the most successful physicians and surgeons on the peninsula is Dr. Herbert S. Anderton of Burlingame, who although only established in this county two years, has a large and growing practice. Dr. Anderton was located in San Francisco when he saw the field of opportunities that waited at the door of the metropolis and quickly recognized this county as the land of advancement.

After finishing medical school Dr. Anderton specialized on different subjects in several large eastern institutions. He then studied at the Marine Hospital in San Francisco and later was a surgeon in the emergency service in San Francisco.

Dr. Anderton is one of the directors of the Burlingame Commercial Club and one of the leading spirits of that organization. He has unbounded faith in the future of Burlingame and the peninsula and has made investments in Burlingame property.

Dr. Herbert Seth Anderton was born in Virginia on September 29, 1885 and has been a resident of California for five years.

Dr. Anderton belongs to the Burlingame lodge of Masons.



Transcribed by Betty Wilson

Source: History of San Mateo County by Philip W. Alexander & Charles P. Hamm page 163. Press of Burlingame Publishing Co., Burlingame, CA. 1916.

2004 Betty Wilson.


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