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Aaron, Isaac (1804 - 1877)

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Born: 1804  Birmingham, England.  Died: 1877  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Isaac Aaron was a medical practitioner and sanitarian, who migrated to Australia from England in 1838. He was a keen editor who worked on and later owned the short-lived "Australian Medical Journal" (Sydney). He was also one of the founders and editors of the "New South Wales Medical Gazette". Isaac Aaron was a key instigator in reviving the Philosophical Society of New South Wales (formerly the Philosophical Society of Australasia).

Career Highlights

c. 1820Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospital (LSA)
1827Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
1838Arrived in Australia (Raymond Terrace, New South Wales)
1857 - 1859Health Officer in Sydney
1870 - 1875Joint Founder and co-editor of the New South Wales Medical Gazette


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 29 January 2007

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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