Hyam Goodman

Biography of Hyam Goodman

Hyam Goodman's Matriculation Slip 1891-1892
Hyam Goodman's Matriculation Slip 1891-1892

Hyam Goodman was born on the 19 June 1875 in Glasgow. He graduated from the University of Glasgow MA 1894 and MBChB in 1899. Goodman was one of eleven children, the son of Abraham and Leah Goodman. His father worked as a Church Officer.

Goodman first enrolled at the university in 1891, aged just 16. He registered for an arts degree, taking classes in Latin, Humanity and Greek. After completing his arts degree in 1894, Goodman continued his education at the University of Glasgow and began to study for a medical degree. A highly successful student, Goodman won prizes in a variety of classes. He won first-class certificates in both the Practice of Medicine and Surgery, as well as further certificates in Midwifery, Insanity and Practical Pathology. Goodman also served as the President of the SRC in 1896.

After graduation, Hyam moved to Johannesburg to become a Doctor. He also served in the First World War, his Roll of Honour entry is view-able here.


Hyam Goodman
Born 19 June 1875.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degrees: MA, 1894; MBChB, 1899;
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
Record last updated: 8th Dec 2016

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