Person    | Male  Born 1/1/1905  Died 23/6/1972

Dr. A. Gordon Signy

Categories: Medicine, Sport / Games

Pathologist. He was involved in founding haematology (the study of blood) and was a pioneer in the investigation and treatment of blood diseases. In the 1940s he established the Journal of Clinical Pathology, and in 1963 helped found the Royal College of Pathologists. In a completely different field, he captained the British fencing team at the 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games.

Our colleague Andrew Behan has added: His dates of birth and death and his full name of Aaron Gordon Signy.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Dr. A. Gordon Signy

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Dr. A. Gordon Signy

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