Dr. William J. Weekes

William J. Weekes
Faculty of Medicine

Tenure 1894 - 1919

Dr. William J. Weekes graduated from Western's first medical class in 1886. He opened an office in Thorndale before moving back to London eight years later. His brother G. N. Weekes, a lawyer in London helped, to formulate Dr. Weekes' interest in medical jurisprudence. Dr. Weekes became an expert in the court on medical matters. Dr. Weekes taught at the Faculty of Medicine for 25 years while maintaining a London practice. He died in 1945 at the age of 90.