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Biographical entry White, Frank Faulder (1861 - 1939)

MRCS 3 August 1885; FRCS 11 December 1890; LRCP 1885.

9 March 1861
15 December 1939
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
General surgeon and Medical Officer


Born in London, 9 March 1861, the thirteenth child and sixth son of Robert Faulder White, advertising agent, and Elizabeth Mitton Shearburn, his wife. He was educated at King William's College, Isle of Man, and at St Mary's Hospital, London, where he was resident medical officer. He practised for a time in Cornwall and was medical officer of health for Helston, and moved afterwards to Coventry and was appointed surgeon to the Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital, becoming consulting surgeon. During the war he acted as surgeon to the Lewisham Military Hospital, and on its conclusion practised at Saffron Walden. He married Eva Dalgairns Travers on 22 March 1888. There were six children of the marriage, three girls and three boys; the daughters and one son outlived him. He died on 15 December 1939, aged 78, at The White House, Amersham, Bucks.

The rational treatment of running ears. London, Iliffe, 1905.
Three cases of otorrhoea cured by otectomy and irrigation. Lancet, 1905, 1, 1646. Infected ears. London, 1908.

Sources used to compile this entry: [Information given by his daughter, Miss B T White, and by the secretary of the Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital].

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