A man for all ailments: Dr. Bradford Walker

Special visitors to the Cornwall Historical Society summer exhibit — those such as Lori Welles delivered by Dr. Bradford Walker — posed in a cutout. The exhibit includes a collection, in writing and on audio, of the many memories shared by members of the community and beyond. It runs on weekends and holiday Mondays through Oct. 10. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

CORNWALL — He was without a doubt an accomplished man: a hospital chief of staff, a local health officer and medical examiner, a fellow of the American College of Physicians and president of the Connecticut Medical Society.

But what made Dr. Bradford “Brad” Walker a great man was the care he gave to generations of Cornwall residents for more than 55 years, from the moment he delivered them at birth.

Even his imperfections just made him more real and approachable.

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