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Biographical entry Arnott, Alwyn James (1899 - 1973)

Born
20 December 1899
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
5 January 1973
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Dental scientist

Summary

Alwyn Arnott was McCaughey Professor of Dentistry, University of Sydney, 1935-1964. He was a driving force behind the building of a new dental hospital in 1939 and its extensions in the 1940s.

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Born Sydney, 20 December 1899. Died Sydney, 5 January 1973. CBE 1964. Educated University of Sydney (BDSc 1922, DDSc 1929). Superintendent, United Dental Hospital, Sydney 1924-33; McCaughey Professor of Dentistry, University of Sydney 1935-64; war service as dentist 1939-45. Fairfax Reading prize for service and contribution to dental science 1956.

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