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date: 01 June 2020

Maynard, Aubre de Lambert locked

(1901–1999), surgeon and expert in lung, esophagus, and cardiovascular conditions,
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was born in Georgetown in Colonial British Guiana (now Guyana) on 17 November 1901. Between 1906 and 1909, he immigrated with his parents Percival Conrad and Gertrude Maynard (née Johnson) to New York. A sickly child, he was sent by his parents to Barbados each winter, where he attended private schools until the age of 14, when he moved permanently to New York City and attended Townsend Harrison High School.

After high school, Maynard pursued studies in mathematics and physics at the College of the City of New York, graduating in February 1922 with a B A in mathematics and physics Maynard initially wanted to be an engineer but pursued a degree in medicine instead Although he qualified for admission to Columbia University s College of Physicians and Surgeons he was dissuaded from attending by the dean of the college He was informed that a position at ...

A version of this article originally appeared in The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography.

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