Lea, Richard Gordon

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Lea, Richard Gordon

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b. 1913


Dr. Richard Gorden Lea was born in 1913, son of Premier Walter M. Lea (1874-1936) and Helena M. Rogerson of Tryon, Prince Edward Edward. By the 1990s Dr. Lea was a retired physician in Charlottetown and was the Chair of the Archives Committee of the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island in 1992. Dr. Lea conducted extensive research into the history of the medical profession in PEI. His published books include: "Island Medicine: An Historical Review", (Charlottetown: PEI Medical Society, 1964); "History of the Practice of Medicine in Prince Edward Island, 1700-1950", (Charlottetown: PEI Medical Society, 1964) and "The Polyclinic: 1925-1981" (1981).


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4 October 2000. Copied from PEIAIN 23 April 2015. Revised 15 March 2016.





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