Joan Morice

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Biographical information

Synopsis:

South Africa’s first qualified veterinarian

First name: 
Joan
Last name: 
Morice
Date of birth: 
1904
Location of birth: 
Barberton, Transvaal

Morice, South Africa’s first qualified veterinarian, was born in Barberton in 1904. She completed the first two years of pre-veterinary study at the University of Witwatersrand, and the next three years at the Transvaal University College’s Onderstepoot facility. She received he Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1927 and went into private practice.


References:
• ‘Soweto’ supplement, The Leader

Last updated : 05-Aug-2016

This article was produced by South African History Online on 06-Sep-2011

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