VanWart, George C.

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VanWart, George C.

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George Clowes VanWart was a physician in Fredericton, New Brunswick, for 47 years. He was born in Lower Queensbury, New Brunswick, on 5 August 1868 and graduated from Fredericton Collegiate School before attending the University of New Brunswick for one year. He earned his MD in 1890 from the University of Pennsylvania, worked for one year in London and Dublin, and returned to Fredericton to set up a private practice. He was also on staff at Victoria Public Hospital from 1891-1938, where he became head of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Department. Dr. VanWart was made a fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 1913 and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 1931. He was elected three times as president of the Council of Physicians and Surgeons in New Brunswick. He was also a member of the Fredericton Board of School Trustees from 1899 and was elected chairman in 1913, a position he held until a week prior to his death. He died on 1 October 1938.


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VanWart, Arthur F. (1896-1973)

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