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Biographical entry Nowland, Horace Henry (1886 - 1962)

Born
17 December 1886
Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Died
31 August 1962
Lewisham, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Psychiatrist

Summary

Horace Henry Nowland was medical superintendent of the Hospital for the Insane at Gladesville from 1926 to 1950. He was an outstanding administrator with progressive methods and an enlightened approach to the treatment of the mentally ill.

Some of his many other appointments included Director of Mark Foy's and the Hydro-Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath; Chairman of By-Products and Chemicals Pty Ltd and President of the diocesan council of the Holy Name Society's diocesan union and of the Catholic Luncheon Club for nearly 30 years.

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1910
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Sydney
1911 - 1913
Career position - Medical adviser with the Mental hospitals branch of the Public Service
1913 - 1915
Career position - Medical Officer at the Hospital for the Insane in Callan Park, New South Wales
1916 - 1923
Career position - Senior Resident Medical Officer in Parramatta, New South Wales
1923 - 1926
Career position - Medical Superintendent in Newcastle, New South Wales
1926 - 1950
Career position - Medical Superintendent of the Hospital for the Insane in Gladesville, NSW
1940
Award - Knight of the Order of St Sylvester
1950 - 1962
Career position - Private practice in Macquarie Street in Sydney

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