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Biographical entry King, Edgar Samuel John (1900 - 1966)

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Born
10 June 1900
Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand
Died
31 January 1966
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Pathologist

Summary

Edgar King was Professor of Pathology at the University of Melbourne from 1951 until his death in 1966. His enduring contribution to medical science was in the application of general biological principles to the study of pathology, in particular ovarian tumours, certain chronic diseases of the gall bladder, and tumours of the bone and synovial membranes. He was appointed a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in 1954.

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  • '[Obituary] Edgar Samuel John King', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 36, no. 1, 1966, pp. 1-4. Details
  • King, E. S. J., 'The Story of the Melbourne Medical School of Pathology', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 2, 1951, pp. 101-107. Details
  • Sunderland, S., 'Edgar Samuel John King', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 1, no. 2, 1967, pp. 87-96. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9670120087.htm. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.