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Biographical entry Waylen, Alfred Robert (1833 - 1901)

Born
1833
Point Walter, Western Australia, Australia
Died
10 January 1901
Guildford, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Physician and Vigneron

Summary

Alfred Robert Waylen, who received his doctorate of medicine from St Andrews University in Scotland in 1858, was the first native West Australian to be granted a medical degree. He was appointed colonial surgeon of western Australia in 1872 and advocate public health measures.

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McCarthy, G.J.