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Sir William Osler 1849-1919

Sir William Osler 1849-1919

Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted June, 2004

Sir William Osler 1849-1919

Photo from Google Street View ©2010 Google - Posted November, 2010

Sir William Osler 1849-1919

Photo Source - Wikipedia

Plaque Location

The County of Simcoe
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury
In Bond Head, on the west side of Road 27
just south of Road 88, street number 2892

Coordinates: N 44 05.257 W 79 40.534



Plaque Text

This famous physician and author, son of the Reverend Featherstone Osler, was born July 12, 1849, in the Anglican rectory near Bond Head. Here he lived until 1857. He taught medicine at some of the greatest schools of his day including McGill, Johns Hopkins, and Oxford. His lectures and writing revolutionized methods of medical instruction and measures to protect public health. Gaining world renown, he became known as the father of clinical medicine.



Bradford West Gwillimbury Plaques

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