Dr. Walter M. English

Dr. Walter M. English
Faculty of Medicine

Tenure 1896 - 1907

Dr. Walter M. English was born in Goderich in 1861. He studied medicine at Western for two years and then transferred to the University of Toronto graduating in 1886. After a year of postgraduate work he established a practice in London. Dr. English took the position of Professor of Toxicology and Sanitary Science at the Faculty of Medicine. He held this position for 11 years and then resigned to accept an appointment as Superintendent of the Hospital for the Insane in Hamilton.

Dr. English devoted the rest of his medical career to psychology. Retiring in 1931, Dr. English died quickly thereafter-in 1932.