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Robert Defries

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Robert Davies Defries
Born(1889-07-23)July 23, 1889
DiedOctober 25, 1975(1975-10-25) (aged 86)
AwardsOrder of Canada

Robert Davies Defries, CC CBE (July 23, 1889 – October 25, 1975) was a Canadian physician and Director of Connaught Medical Research Laboratories.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, he received his M.D. from the University of Toronto in 1913.



  • Christopher J. Rutty. "Dr. Robert Davies Defries (1889-1975): Canada's "Mr. Public Health"". Retrieved 2007-08-31.

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