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Chisholm, William (Willie) (1853–1941)

Dr. William Chisholm, of Edgecliff Road, Edgecliff, for many years' senior surgeon at Sydney Hospital, died at St. Vincent's private hospital last night. He was aged 89.

Dr. Chisholm, who was born at Mummell, near Goulburn, practised in Macquarie Street for more than 30 years. He served abroad in the last war with the Australian Army Medical Corps as major.

He was a foundation member of the Royal Sydney Golf Club and a former vice-president of the Australian Club and of the Union Club.

Dr. Chisholm was educated at The King's School, Parramatta, and he took his B.A. degree at Sydney University. He was awarded gold medals for physics, mathematics, and agricultural chemistry.

In 1891 Dr. Chisholm married Emma Isabel, daughter of Mr. Thomas Mitchell, of Bringenbrong, Upper Murray. He is survived by a son and a daughter, lieutenant-Colonel C. J. Chisholm and Mrs. C. F. Bouvet, of Woollahra.

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'Chisholm, William (Willie) (1853–1941)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/chisholm-william-willie-18077/text29652, accessed 30 September 2020.

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