Biographical entry MacCallum, Peter
- academic, biologist and pathologist
Sir Peter MacCallum joined the Wallaby Club in 1927 and maintained his membership until 1930. He was Professor of Pathology at the Unviersity of Melbourne (1924-1951), he was also at various times Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Acting Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of the Professorial staff. The Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute was named after him. Although he had a particular interest in pathology he was a biologist in the broadest sense. He served in the Army in World War I, winning the Military Cross (MC) and two MIDs [?].
- 1927 - 1930
- Membership - Wallaby Club
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 136, additional information page 63.
Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy
Created: 28 April 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.