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Biographical entry Price, John Edward Lawson (1920 - 2002)

MRCS 1946; FRCS 1950; MB BS London 1944; LRCP 1946.

21 April 2002
General surgeon


John Edward Price was born in London in 1920. He trained at King's College Hospital during the war. Afterwards he worked as a consultant surgeon to the Ministry of Health in East Nigeria, and later for the National Iranian Oil Company. His last move was to Canada, where he was for a time on the surgical staff of the Grace Hospital and Children's Hospital, St John's Newfoundland and then went to work in Labrador in Churchill Falls. After retirement he did locums in such places as Pitcairn Island. He split his last 10 years between Prince Edward Island and South Africa. He died in Prince Edward Island, after a short illness, on 21 April 2002 survived by his wife, Kate, four children and ten grandchildren.

Sources used to compile this entry: [BMJ 2002 324 1527].

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