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Argyle, Stanley Seymour (1867 - 1940)

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Physician and Radiologist
Born: 4 December 1867  Kyneton, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 23 November 1940  Toorak, Victoria, Australia.
(Sir) Stanley Seymour Argyle, who began working with X-rays in 1908, was appointed 'medical electrician and skiagraphist' at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and was Director of Radiology 1924-29. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1920 and was Premier 1932-35.

Career Highlights
Born Kyneton, Victoria, 4 December 1867. Died Toorak, 23 November 1940. Kt 1930. Educated University of Melbourne (MB 1890, ChB 1891)and King's College, London (bacteriology). General practitioner, Kew, Victoria 1894-ca 1907, specialist in X-ray work ca 1908-29, medical electrician and skiagraphist (later radiologist), Alfred Hospital 1908-24, Director of Radiology 1924-29, consulting radiologist from 1929, skiagraphist, Australian Imperial Force 1915-17, member of the Legislative Assembly 1920-40 (?), leader of the Opposition 1930-32, premier, treasurer and minister for health 1932-35, leader of the Opposition 1935-40 (?). Founder and director, Willsmere Certificated Milk Co. 1898-1920. President, Victorian branch, British Medical Association 1925.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 10 October 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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