Biographical entry Brown, Gilbert (1883 - 1960)
- Anaesthetist and Physician
Gilbert Brown was a pioneer of modern anaesthesia in Australia and was the first president of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists. He met Marie Simpson in Liverpool, where they were both working as doctors. Gilbert migrated to Australia in 1912 and was joined by Marie in 1914, the couple marrying on the day of her arrival in Adelaide. Marie joined her husbands practice in Snowtown, South Australia. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1953.
State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection
- The Brown Family - Records, MS 13489; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details
- 'Brown, Gilbert (1883-19601231)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1472928. Details
- Smith, Ailie and Gavan McCarthy, Brown Family Guide to Records, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2004, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/guides/brow/brown.htm. Details
Created: 17 November 2003, Last modified: 10 October 2006