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Hymie Charles Paradisgarten

radiologist

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