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mental defective n.

mental defective n.

TURNER, Frank Douglas (1871 - 1957), retired; late Medical Supt, Royal Eastern Counties’ Institution for Mental Defectives

RITCHIE, Alexander Brown (1865 - 1936), Practitioner of Medicine (retd); Consulting Surgeon to Hulme Dispensary; Member of Governors, Sandlebridge Colony for Mental Defectives; late Medical Officer to Manchester Education Committee

POTTS, William Alexander (1866 - 1939), Consulting Physician to Royal Albert Institution, Lancaster; Physician to Mental Observation Wards, Hallam Hospital; Hon. Physician, Tavistock Clinic; Medical Officer to Birmingham Committee for Mental Defectives; Examiner for the Diploma and Gold Medal of the Royal Medico-Psychological Association

GORDON, Ronald Grey (1889 - 1950), Physician, Royal United Hospital, Bath; Physician, Bath and Wessex Orthopoedic Hospital Bath; late Member of Medical Advisory Board, Institute of Medical Psychology, Malet Place, WC; Neurologist Stoke Park Colony for Mental Defectives, Bristol; late Medical Director Child Guidance Council; Member of Council, British Medical Association

TRIGGS, William Henry (1855 - 1934), Member of the Legislative Council, 1918–32; Member of the Board of Public Health, New Zealand, 1908; Chairman of the Special Committee to inquire into Venereal Disease, 1922; also of the Special Committee into Mental Defectives, etc., 1924; Editor of The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1895–1919; joined Board of Directors, 1909; President, New Zealand Institute of Journalists, 1900–01; Fellow English Institute of Journalists


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