Former general practitioner Congleton, Cheshire (b Endon, Staffordshire,
27 August 1919; q Manchester 1945), died from carcinoma of the prostate on
23 August 2004.
After qualifying at Manchester he took a post at the Jewish Hospital in
Manchester before joining an established general practice in Congleton. He
also trained as an anaesthetist and as such practised at the Congleton War
Memorial Hospital and also with local dental practitioners.
He became occupational health medical officer for GEC and Siemens. He
was also a medical examiner for the Civil Aviation Authority. His general
practitioner colleagues elected him as their representative on the Cheshire
Local Medical Committee, where he served for many years.
In retirement he became a member of the Manchester Medico-Legal Society
executive committee. He travelled extensively throughout Europe.
He often produced some intriguing domestic gadgets and his wide circle
of friends often regarded him as a failed engineer. He was an enthusiastic
gardener, he loved poetry, and read widely. Living alone after his divorce
he was never short of good friends, who enjoyed his generous and accomplished
hospitality. [Harry Savage, Adam Dutton]