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Born: Birkirkara, 05/10/1861;
Education: University of Malta. Qualifications: M.D. [Malta, 1886]. Career: Government Health
Service - house
surgeon at Civil Hospital ;
Visiting Surgeon  and Senior Visiting Surgeon [1900-1926]. University
of Malta - Professor
considered "Father of
Surgery" in Malta; played an
active part in
Maltese politics contesting for the Senate in 1927 in interests of the
Constitution Party; appointed vice-president of Senate during Lord
premiership. Also served as president to the Chamber of Medicine.
Macmillan [ed.]: Biographical Notes – Malta. Malta and Gibraltar
and Descriptive, Commercial and Industrial, Facts, Figures and Resources.
1915, p.389; C.
Savona-Ventura: Cassar, Salvatore. Maltese biographies of the
century [eds. M.J. Schiavone; L.J. Scerri]. PIN, Malta, 1997,
at the Medical School. Maltese
Journal, 1998, X:p.48.