Mansergh Frederick Haines Griffith

Biography of Mansergh Frederick Haines Griffith

M F H Griffith, matriculation slip 1935-36
M F H Griffith, matriculation slip 1935-36

Mansergh Frederick Haines Griffith studied Medicine at the University from 1935-37. He was born at Plymouth, Monserrat, British West Indies, on 13 August 1904, son of Robert William Griffith.

After having attended Howard University, Washington, and City College in New York, Griffth enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1935 as part of an LCRP qualification. He studied Pathology and Radiology over the course of two years, and graduated in Medicine from Edinburgh in 1939.

He joined the Colonial Medical Service, and returned to the West Indies as a medical officer at the San Fernando Hospital, Trinidad. He went on to postings in the British Virgin Islands, and St Kitts and Nevis. Returning to Trinidad, Griffith was transferred to Tunapuna, where he settled after retirement from government service.

Griffth died in Trinidad on 14 October 1974, aged 70, after a motoring accident.


Mansergh Frederick Haines Griffith
Born 13 August 1904.
Died 14 October 1974.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, 1935-1937;
Occupation categories: physicians
Record last updated: 25th Mar 2014

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