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Nowland, Horace Henry (1886 - 1962)

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Born: 17 December 1886  Burwood, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 31 August 1962  Lewisham, New South Wales.
Horace Henry Nowland was medical superintendent of the Hospital for the Insane at Gladesville from 1926 to 1950. He was an outstanding administrator with progressive methods and an enlightened approach to the treatment of the mentally ill.

Some of his many other appointments included Director of Mark Foy's and the Hydro-Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath; Chariman of By-Products and Chemicals Pty Ltd and President of the diocesan council of the Holy Name Society's diocesan union and of the Catholic Luncheon Club for nearly 30 years.

Career Highlights

1910Bachelor of Medicine (MB) completed at the University of Sydney
1911 - 1913Medical adviser with the Mental hospitals branch of the Public Service
1913 - 1915Medical Officer at the Hospital for the Insane in Callan Park, New South Wales
1916 - 1923Senior Resident Medical Officer in Parramatta, New South Wales
1923 - 1926Medical Superintendent in Newcastle, New South Wales
1926 - 1950Medical Superintendent of the Hospital for the Insane in Gladesville, NSW
1940Knight of the Order of St Sylvester
1950 - 1962Private practice in Macquarie Street in Sydney


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 22 August 2006

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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