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Sir Frederic Truby KING   CMG  Kt

MB CM Hons (Edin) 1886, BSc (Edin) in public health 1888

Born Taranaki 1 Apr 1858                       Died Wellington 10 Feb 1938

F Truby King

RSO & RMO, Edinburgh & Glasgow Royal Infirmaries 1887

Resident Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1888 - 89

Medical Superintendent, Seacliff Lunatic Asylum 1889 - 1920

Founder of the Society for the promotion of the Health of Women and Children (Plunket Society) 1907

Director of Child Welfare, 1921 - 24

Acting Inspector of Mental Defectives, 1924

Knighted 1925

 

Obituary:  NZMJ 1938 37:94

           Medical Journal of Australia 1938 1:547

            The Lancet  1: 465   and  1:855

 

 

photograph courtesy J O Mercer collection

 

Last updated 29 October 2016.