Frederic Harrison Quaife

Biography of Frederic Harrison Quaife

Frederic Harrison Quaife graduated MD CM from the University of Glasgow in 1867. He was born at Woolahra, New South Wales, son of Barzillai Quaife, considered to be Australia's first philosopher.

As well as being one of the first graduates of the University of Sydney, together with his brother, William Francis Quaife, Quaife went on to become a noted physician in the Sydney area. He was a foundation member of the New South Wales Branch of the British Medical Association, its president in 1884-85, and a member of the New South Wales Medical Board from 1894 to 1915. He was a member and a vice-president of the Royal Society of New South Wales.


Frederic Harrison Quaife
Died 9 March 1922.
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
GU Degree: MD CM, 1867; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
Occupation categories: physicians
Record last updated: 28th Nov 2013

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