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Sir (Ernest) Donald Acheson (1926–2010) by Nick Sinclair, 1996 © Nick Sinclair

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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald (1926–2010), medical officer, was born on 17 September 1926 at 74 Osborne Park, Belfast, the younger son of Malcolm King Acheson (d. 1962), a doctor who specialized in public health, and his wife, Dorothy Josephine, née Rennoldson (...

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Brownlee, John (1868–1927), public health officer, geneticist, and medical statistician, was born at Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, on 21 June 1868, the elder of the two sons of John Brownlee (1826–1899), Church of Scotland minister, and his wife, Mary, née Stevenson (1833–1894). He studied mathematics and natural philosophy at ...

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Cameron, Sir Charles Alexander (1830–1921), public health officer, was born on 16 July 1830 at Dublin, one of three children of Ewen Cameron (1787–1846), soldier, and Belinda, daughter of John Smith of co. Cavan. He was educated privately in Dublin and Guernsey, where his family lived in 1844–5. He studied medicine in ...

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Campbell, Dame Janet Mary (1877–1954), medical officer, was born in Brighton on 5 March 1877, the daughter of George Campbell, bank manager, and his wife, Mary Letitia Rowe. She attended Brighton high school and later went to Germany for some months; there she acquired a good knowledge of the language, which served her when she attended a postgraduate course in ...

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Chalmers, Archibald Kerr (1856–1942), medical officer of health, son of William Kerr Chalmers, a joiner, and Margaret Nichol, was born at Greenock, near Glasgow, on 10 April 1856. He entered Glasgow University in 1874 and graduated MB, CM, with high honours in 1879 and became houseman at the city's ...

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Clarke, Sir (Percy) Selwyn Selwyn- [formerly Percy Selbourne Clarke] (1893–1976), medical officer and colonial governor, was born on 17 December 1893 at 67 Oakfield Road, Stroud Green, London, the fifth of the eleven children (four sons and seven daughters), three of whom died in infancy, of ...

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Daley, Sir (William) Allen (1887–1969), medical officer of health, was born at Bootle, Lancashire, on 19 February 1887, the elder son of William Daley (d. 1911), medical officer of health of Bootle, and his wife, Mary Allen. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby...

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Devon, James (1866–1939), prison medical officer and criminologist, was born on 25 October 1866 at 18 James Street, Calton, Glasgow, the son of John Devon, a journeyman iron-moulder, and his wife, Margaret, née Arthur. His family was poor working class—his mother signed his birth certificate with a cross—and he left school aged eleven. ...

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Duncan, William Henry (1805–1863), physician and medical officer of health, was born in Liverpool on 27 January 1805, the third son and fifth of the seven children of George Duncan, merchant of Liverpool, and his wife, Christian, the youngest daughter of James Currie...