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Biographical entry Jamieson, William George (1931 - 2012)

BSc Eastern Michigan; MD University of Western Ontario; FRCS 1966.

Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
17 December 2012
London, Ontario, Canada
General surgeon and Vascular surgeon


William George ('Bill') Jamieson was a general and vascular surgeon at the Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada. He was born and raised in Cobourg, Ontario. Before earning his BSc degree at Eastern Michigan University he was a successful minor league baseball player. He went on to medical school at the University of Western Ontario.

He had a 30-year career as a general and vascular surgeon at the South Street campus of Victoria Hospital, where he started the vascular program.

He enjoyed playing golf, fishing and bridge. In retirement he became a successful painter and continue to tend his garden.

He married his high school sweetheart, Marion, and they had three daughters, Lori, Mary and Sue, three sons, John (who predeceased him), Bill and Andrew, 14 grandchildren and a great granddaughter. William George Jamieson died on 17 December 2012 at his home in London, Ontario.

Sarah Gillam

Sources used to compile this entry: [ - accessed 18 September 2016].

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