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Abbott, George Henry (1867–1942)

The death has occurred of Dr. George Henry Abbott, of Stanhope Road, Killara.

Dr. Abbott was 75 years old, and at various times had held many important positions. He had been associated with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, South Sydney Hospital, and the Western Suburbs Hospital. In 1908-9 he was president of the New South Wales branch of the British Medical Association and in 1909 was president of the Australasian Medical Congress.

Dr. Abbott was a foundation Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and had been a member of the Senate of Sydney University, chairman of the council of the Women's College, Sydney University, president of the Royal Australian Historical Society, a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society of London, and a member of the Australian Association of Numismatists.

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'Abbott, George Henry (1867–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/abbott-george-henry-18045/text29627, accessed 15 November 2018.

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