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Hymie Charles Paradisgarten

Hymie Charles Paradisgarten, Namibian radiologist. Member Medical Association South Africa (honorary secretary South-West Africa branch 1953-1958, president South-West Africa branch 1958-1959,; Club: Stadium Bowling (Capetown).; Lodge: Lions (president 1975) (Windhoek).

Background

  • Paradisgarten, Hymie Charles was born on December 25, 1917 in Keetmanshoop, Namibia. Son of Abraham Reuben and Ida (Schneider) Paradisgarten.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University CapeTown (South Africa), 1942, D.M.R., 1945. Houseman, Rondebosch Cottage Hospital, Cape Town, 1943. Radiologist Pretoria General Hospital (South Africa), 1947-1948.

      Private practice medicine, specializing in radiology, Pretoria, 1948-1952, Windhoek, South-West Africa, 1952-1977. Radiologist State Hospitals, Windhoek, part-time 1960-1979, consultant radiology, head department radiology, 1979-1980. Senior radiologist Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, 1980-1983.

      Advisor radiological services South-West Africa Administration, 1965. Now life member Medical Association of South Africa and College Medicine, South Africa. President Windhoek Hebrew Congregation, 1960-1962, 74-76, 79-80, honorary life vice president, since 1980.

      Vice president Museum Society South-West Africa. Member Municipal Town Council, Windhoek, 1958-1961, chairman traffic control, fire and ambulance committee, 1958-1961. Past assistant commissioner South-West Africa division Boy Scouts Association, chairman local association, Windhoek, chairman group committee, chairman building committee.

      Chairman building committee Girl Guides Association, Windhoek. Chairman Windhoek branch Road Safety Organization South-West Africa, 1960-1961. Chairman parent-teachers committee Centaurus High School, Windhoek.

      Chairman Windhoek Civil Defense Organization. Member committee Windhoek Public Library.

    Career

    • Chairman building committee Girl Guides Association, Windhoek. Chairman Windhoek branch Road Safety Organization South-West Africa, 1960-1961. Chairman parent-teachers.

      Chairman Windhoek Civil Defense Organization.

    Membership

    Member Medical Association South Africa (honorary secretary South-West Africa branch 1953-1958, president South-West Africa branch 1958-1959. Club: Stadium Bowling (Capetown). Lodge: Lions (president 1975) (Windhoek).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Fivelowitz, December 27, 1942. Children– Avrim, Ivan, Steven, Samuel.
    • father: Abraham Reuben Paradisgarten
    • mother: Ida (Schneider) Paradisgarten
    • spouse: Mildred Fivelowitz
    • children: Avrim Paradisgarten
    • Ivan Paradisgarten
    • Steven Paradisgarten
    • Samuel Paradisgarten
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    Born December 25, 1917
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