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- Williamson, Samuel William, Dr., 1869-1967
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Dr. Williamson was born in Pictou County in 1869, was educated as a teacher, and later graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1896.
Upon graduation, he interned at the Victoria General Hospital for one year, followed by two years of practice in Hebron, Yarmouth County. In 1899, he moved to Yarmouth and practiced general medicine there for the rest of his life.
Dr. Williamson was an active member in several professional associations. He was past-president of the Western Counties Medical Society and an Honorary Life Member of the Canadian Medical Association. During the First World War, he worked as a Medical Examiner for the Recruiting Centre in Yarmouth and acted as Medical Officer at the Artillery Training Centre.
He served as Chief of the medical staff at the Yarmouth Hospital and as Medical Officer of Health for western Nova Scotia. An active member of the local community, Dr. Williamson was elected both as town Councillor and Chair of the School Board. He was a key figure in the founding of Yarmouth's first hospital.
In 1960 he was made Honorary President of the Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association. He passed away in 1967.
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