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Biographical entry McKelvey, John Lawrance (1881 - 1939)

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Born
9 February 1881
Ravenswood, Queensland, Australia
Died
7 July 1939
Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Surgeon

Summary

(Sir) John Lawrance McKelvey was Honorary Surgeon at the Royal Prince Alfred and St Vincent's Hospitals in New South Wales during the 1920s. During this time he also worked as a consultant at the South Sydney Women's and Canterbury District Memorial hospitals, and was surgical tutor (for ten years) and clinical surgery lecturer at the University of Sydney. He was knighted in 1933.

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1905
Career position - Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1905
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Sydney
1906
Career position - Acting Medical Superintendent at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1907
Career position - Demonstrator in Anatomy at the University of Sydney
1908
Career position - Medical Superintendent at the Melbourne Hospital, Victoria
1909 - c. 1920
Career position - Medical Superintendent at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1911
Career position - Set up a private medical practice
1911
Education - Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1913 - c. 1920
Career position - Honorary Assistant Surgeon at St Vincent's Hospital
c. 1926 -
Career position - Lecturer in Clinical Surgery at the University of Sydney
1927
Award - Foundation Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
1933
Award - Knighted
1937 -
Career position - Council member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
1939
Career position - Vice-President of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

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McCarthy, G.J.