Obituaries

Terence David HennesseyPhilip John HoggJohn Anthony LassersonPamela Margaret Le Quesne (née Fullerton)Robert Sinclair PatrickPatrick William Roy PetrieMatthew Neal RankinWilliam Henry ReynoldsRobert Alan RichardsonArthur John Thomas

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7219.1272 (Published 06 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1272

Terence David Hennessey


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Research scientist (b Belfast 1934; q Oxford/Middlesex 1959; DM) died suddenly from coronary heart disease after a vigorous swim on 21 May 1999. Terry spent his childhood in Uganda and Palestine. He followed his father into pathology, initially as a Medical Research Council fellow at Hammersmith Hospital. In 1967 he joined ICI Pharmaceuticals as a research medical microbiologist, retiring in 1996 as project manager host defence research. He became a freelance consultant bacteriologist, working mainly from home, with a particular interest in antibiotic resistance, and was a director of his wife's management consultancy. He served on the council of the British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy from 1982-5. Above all Terry was an enthusiast who loved gadgets of all kinds, photography, Siamese cats, classical music, and walking in the Lake District. He leaves a wife, Jan, and two sons To commemorate his interest in encouraging young scientists a fund has been set up to provide grants to enable research workers to attend international scientific conferences. Details from Charities Aid Foundation, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4TA.

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Philip John Hogg

Medical osteopath Newcastle upon Tyne (b 1923; q Durham 1945), died from peritonitis after an operation for bowel cancer on 7 September 1999. After house jobs he joined the Blue Funnel Line as a ship's surgeon and then worked in general practice in Newcastle from 1948 to 1956. He became disenchanted, and after completing a course in osteopathy he opened consulting rooms in Jesmond and built up a thriving practice. He made several trips to the United States to further his knowledge. He retired to Bilton near Alnmouth. Phil's love of sport started with cricket at school and medical school. He excelled at golf and later added coursing, shooting, horse and pigeon racing. In retirement he pursued his interests in genealogy and …

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