Robert Lennie

Biography of Robert Lennie

Robert Aim Lennie (1889-1961) was a graduate and the Regius Professor of Midwifery at the University from 1946 to 1954. He was awarded an LLD in 1955.

Born in Cambuslang, Lennie graduated MB, ChB from the University in 1912 and MD in 1928. He served with the 1st Lowland Field Ambulance, attached to the 4th and 7th Royal Scots, during the First World War and was mentioned in despatches. Lennie became Professor of Midwifery and Gynæcology at St Mungo's College before the Second World War, in which he served as Officer Commanding the 4th Scottish General Hospital.

Lennie was a Chairman of the Central Midwives Board for Scotland and Corps Commandant of the St Andrew's Ambulance Corps.


Robert Lennie
Obsterician and Gynaecologist

Born 5 April 1889, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 26 March 1961.
University Link: Alumnus, Honorary Graduate, Professor
GU Degrees: MB ChB, 1912; MD, 1928; LLD, 1955;
Occupation categories: gynaecologists; obstetricians
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Record last updated: 19th Aug 2008

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