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Anderson, Sir (William) Ferguson (1914–2001), geriatrician, was born on 8 April 1914 at 11 Lochside Street, Glasgow, the son of James Kirkwood Anderson, master plumber, and his wife, Sarah Barr, née Kerr. His father, a captain in the 7th Scottish Rifles, was killed on active service in ...

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Davison, William [Bill] (1925–1993), geriatrician, was born at 1 Burntland Avenue, Southwick, Sunderland, on 12 September 1925, the son of Thomas Kirkup Davison, builder and contractor, and his wife, Mary, née Atkinson. He was educated at Bede grammar school, Sunderland, and from 1943 studied medicine at ...

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Isaacs, Bernard (1924–1995), geriatrician, was born on 20 July 1924 at 4 Glencairn Drive, Glasgow, the son of Louis Isaacs, shopkeeper, and his wife, Rosine Naomi, née Lion, schoolteacher, and daughter of Jacob Lion, leather merchant of London. Both parents were of Jewish descent. His paternal grandfather, ...

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Mackenzie, Basil William Sholto, second Baron Amulree (1900–1983), physician and geriatrician, was born at 57 Harcourt Terrace, Kensington, London, on 25 July 1900, the elder child and only son of William Warrender Mackenzie, first Baron Amulree (1860–1942), barrister and industrial arbitrator, and secretary of state for air in ...

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Olbrich, Oscar (1901–1957), gerontologist and geriatrician, was born in Prague of Hungarian Jewish descent on 2 February 1901, the son of Francis Ochs, a general merchant. He graduated in Vienna, before gaining his MD in 1926, and worked for a year with Professor Karel Wenckebach...

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Sheldon, Joseph Harold (1893–1972), geriatrician, was born at North View, Derby Road, Woodford, Essex, on 27 September 1893, the eldest son of John Joseph Sheldon (1858–1942), a bank clerk in the City of London and a noted horticulturist who was treasurer of the ...

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Smith, (Arthur) Norman Exton- (1920–1990), geriatrician, was born on 7 January 1920 in Graham Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, the elder of the two sons of Arthur Smith (1881–1975), and his wife, Ethel Mary (1887–1960), daughter of Robert and Augusta Robertson of Nottingham; both the ...

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Warren, Marjory Winsome (1897–1960), geriatrician, was born on 28 October 1897 at 15 Scarborough Road, Stroud Green, Hornsey, London, eldest of five daughters of Walter Richard Warren (d. 1930), barrister, and his wife, Annie née Dixon. Her younger sister Enid Charis Warren...