Stuart Douglas Gordon 1899
- Born: 9 Feb 1902, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada 1899,1917
- Marriage: Erie Beresford Brent on 17 Sep 1932 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada 1899,1917
Stuart was educated P.S. Russell & Cobalt, Ont., H.S. Haile ybury & Markham, Ont., grad University of Toronto, MB '26; MS '31; FRC S (C) '37; FACS '46; five·yrs. post-grad work at the Toronto General H ospital, final year as resident surgeon. 1931 - 1932 worked in London , Eng. under Sir Harold Gillies (plastic surgery). In 1932 joined th e teaching staff (surgical) at Toronto General Hospital, University o f Toronto - left the active staff in 1965 with rank of Associate Profe ssor in surgery. Sept. 1939 joined #15 General Hospital RCAMC and ove rseas Jan. 1940. Nov. 1941 appointed O/C of the first plastic surger y unit formed - unit merged with neurological unit in ·spring 1943. S ent home Aug. 1944 to take charge of plastic surgery unit at Christi e St. Hospital, the first unit to accept patients from the three servi ces. Stuart wrote a chapter in the official history of the RCAMC in W WII. He retired Dec. 12, 1971 and is now Honorary Consulting Surgeo n to the Toronto General, Sick Children's, Woman' College and Sunnybro ok Hospitals, Toronto. Retired from army as Lt-Colonel, Governor of A merican College of Surgeons (8yrs) and on Trauma Committee for many yr s. (still on Sr. list). Past Pres., now Life Member, ·Toronto Academ y of Medicine, Past Pres. Aesculapian Club, Toronto, Past Pres., now D irector, Caladon Mt. Trout Club, Member York Club, Toronto, Sr. Membe r (1) British Soc. of Plastic Surgeons, (2) Candn Soc. of Plastic Surg eons, (3) Amer. Soc. of Plastic Surgeons, (4). Central Surgical Assocn .(5) Gallic Club, (6) Canadn Medical Assocn., (7) Ontario Medical Asso cn. Stuart and Erie have been spending the winters in Florida at Dayt ona. Erie died Aug 2,1975 at Toronto. They have no family. Stuart en joys hunting, fishing and painting.
Stuart married Erie Beresford Brent, daughter of Walter J. Brent and Unknown, on 17 Sep 1932 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada 1899.,1917 (Erie Beresford Brent died on 2 Aug 1975 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada 2351.)
They were married at St. Simon's Church.