Person    | Male  Born 1857  Died 11/10/1942

L. C. Parkes

L. C. Parkes

Louis Coltman Parkes. A medical doctor. Medical Officer of Health for Chelsea in 1909. Authored a good number of medical books - held by the Wellcome Collection

Obituary in the BMJ 31 October 1942 provides: ".. For many years Dr. Louis Parkes was medical officer of health for Chelsea and consulting sanitary adviser to H.M. Board of Works, retiring from the service of the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea in 1923; he was also honorary sanitarian to the East End Maternity Hospital. He had been vice-president of the Royal Sanitary Institute, and was a Foreign Associate Member of the Societ6 Franeaise d'Hygiene. He held office at three Annual Meetings of the British Medical Association-as honorary secretary of the Section of Public Medicine in 1890, vice-president in 1895, and president of the Section of Hygiene and Public Health in 1909. ... He died in retirement at Holmbury St. Mary, near Dorking."

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L. C. Parkes

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