Painton, Joseph Frederick was born on November 9, 1903 in Buffalo. Son of Joseph Grant and Frederica (Sames) Painton.
Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Medicine, University Buffalo, 1927. Postgraduate internal medicine, Harvard, Boston, 1930.
; 1 son, Joseph Frederick. Married second, Lucille Hirshman, June 29, 1963. Intern, Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital, Buffalo, 1927-1928, resident in medicine, 1928-1932, chief resident medicine, assistant medical superintendent, 1932-1936, attending physician, 1940-1982.
Faculty U. Buffalo Medical School, 1930-1982, associate clinical professor medicine, 1947-1974, emeritus, 1974-1982. Consultant Veterans Administration Hospital. Attending physician, Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, 1940-1982, department chairman medicine, 1946-1969.
Member Mental Hygiene Commission, 1956-1957. Member of council U. Buffalo, from 1949. Served from major lieutenant colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.
Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine. Fellow American College of Physicians. Member Buffalo Academy Medicine (president), American Diabetic Association, Western New York Society Internal Medicine (president), Buffalo Alumni Association (president 1950-1951), Erie County Medical Society, Phi Chi.
Club: Saturn (Buffalo).
Married Mae Alberta Tabor, August 26, 1933 (deceased.; married second, Lucille Hirshman, June 29, 1963.