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Beattie, Joseph Aloysius (1848 - 1920)

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Born: 14 April 1848  Athlone, Ireland.  Died: 27 November 1920  Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.
Joseph Aloysius Beattie was surgeon superintendent at the Liverpool Asylum for infirm and destitute men 1886-1916. I t became the principal hospital for the treatment of males suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis until the State sanatorium at Waterfall was established in 1909. Althought they asylum was criticised because of its primitive conditions he was regarded by his many pateints as 'the friend of the aged poor'.

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Born Athlone, Ireland, 14 April 1848. Died Liverpool, New South Wales, 27 November 1920. Educated Trinity College, Dublin. Licentiate, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 1877, licentiate, King and Queen's College of Physicians in Ireland 1878. Clinical assistant and demonstrator of anatomy, Steevens Hospital, Dublin 1878; arrived Sydney on "La Hogue" 1878; assistant medical officer, Hospital for the Insane, Parramatta 1878-81; resident medical officer, Quarantine Station, Sydney 1881-82; resident medical superintendent, Coast Hospital and Sanatorium, Little Bay 1882-83; medical care of migrants travelling with the Orient Steam Navigation Company 1883-86; surgeon superintendent, Liverpool Asylum for infirm and destitute men, with the right of private practice 1886-1916.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 10 October 2006

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