Biographical entry Meyer, Felix Henry (1858 - 1937)
- medical practitioner
Dr Felix Meyer joined the Wallaby Club in 1903 and maintained his membership until his death in 1937. He was President in 1917. As an obstetrician and gynaecologist his career apointments inlcuded Senior Gynaecologist at the Melbourne Lying-In Hospital 1891-1918,and Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne 1914-1918. He also founded the Victorian Nurses' Association, was a foundation Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and President of the British Medical Association (Victoria). He was also a linguist and author, cousin of Sir John Monash and son-in-law of Professor E.J. Nanson.
- 1903 - 1937
- Membership - Wallaby Club
- 'Meyer, Felix Henry (1858 - 1937)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Online Edition edn, Australian National University, July 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100478b.htm. Details
Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 137, additional references page 21, 38, 67.
Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy
Created: 12 February 2007, Last modified: 16 February 2007
A Private Club
The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.
Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.