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Former Member Details

Dr William Camac WILKINSON, M.D (1858 - 1946)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1858
Place of Birth: Enfield, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 03/02/1946
Place of Death: London, England
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 16 Oct 1885 19 Jan 1889 3 years 3 months 4 days
Member for Glebe 16 Oct 1885 26 Jan 1887 1 year 3 months 11 days
Member for Glebe 05 Feb 1887 19 Jan 1889 1 year 11 months 15 days
Library Committee No.4 15 Mar 1887 13 Jul 1887 3 months 29 days
Library Committee No.3 21 Sep 1887 24 Jul 1888 10 months 4 days
Practice of Medicine and Surgery Committee No.15 11 Oct 1887 24 Jul 1888 9 months 14 days
Library Committee No.3 24 Oct 1888 27 Jan 1889 3 months 4 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Medical practitioner. Educated at the University of Sydney (BA 1877) and the University of London (MB 1882, MD 1884); studied at Strassbourg and Vienna. Assisted demonstrator in anatomy at the University College in London. Physician in throat, ear and skin departments of Sydney Hospitals. Lecturer in principles and practice of medicine at University of Sydney from 1901. Honorary physician of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Campaigned for registration and compulsory notification of tuberculosis. Fellow of the Royal College of Practitioners in 1902. Went to London in 1910; consultant in Harley Street; chairman of the executive committee of the Tuberculin Dispensary League. Played cricket for Middlesex. Author.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of the Sydney City Council for Belmore Ward, 1 December 1902 until 30 November 1904. Member of the Finance Committee in 1903; Health and Recreations Committee in 1903; Electric Lighting Committee from 1903 until 1904; Health and By Laws Committee in 1904.
Personal
Son of a Judge. Married (1) Jessie Cruickshank. Married (2) Dulcie Fry in Sydney.
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