Dr. Edward Augustus Holyoke practiced medicine in Salem, MA, for 80 years, lived over 100 years. He was the first graduate of Harvard Medical School and he founded the Massachusetts Medical Society. Connections to Holyoke, Massachusetts? His great, great grandfather Elizur named the mountain -- long before the city of Holyoke existed-- and one of his descendents, Dr Frank Holyoke (1855-1933), practiced medicine in Holyoke for 51 years. See mural painting of Elizur Holyoke on wall of Holyoke Public Library.