Administrative / Biographical History

Cedric Vipont Brown was the son of Edward Vipont Brown. A Quaker, he served with the Friends' ambulance unit during the First World War. He qualified MB ChB from Manchester in 1924. After a brief period as a house surgeon at MRI, he joined his father in general practice at Rusholme, Manchester, and worked here until retirement in 1962. Brown was very active in the BMA, serving on the Representative Body from 1932-1967, as well as several of its committees. From 1950-59 he was honorary secretary and treasurer of the Manchester. He was president of Manchester Medico-Ethical Association in 1955-6.