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Biographical entry Freshman, Edgar Samuel (1899 - 1988)

MRCS 1924; FRCS 1929; MB ChB Manchester 1922; FRCS Ed 1928; LRCP 1924.

28 October 1988
Urological surgeon


Edgar Freshman received his medical education at Manchester University and at the London Hospital qualifying MB ChB in 1922 and passing the Conjoint examination two years later. He spent most of the early years of his professional life in Manchester and Birmingham, before moving to London, where he held posts at St Mark's and the London Hospitals. He moved to Canterbury in 1938 and spent the rest of his career there, as urological surgeon to the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and other hospitals in the area. He retired in 1965 and died on 28 October 1988, aged 89, survived by his wife Tress and his children and grandchildren.

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