Edith Mahler

Prename: Edith
Surname: Mahler
Profession: Physician and dentist
Birthday: 1904
Place of birth: Vienna
Date of death: 1995
Place of death: London
Married since: 1939
Children: 3 (born 1942, 1945, 1948)
Education: 1922 final high school examinations (*Matura*); 1922–29 university studies (medicine); 1929–31 trains in dentistry in Vienna; 1939 trains in dentistry in London, British approbation
Career: 1931–35 dental assistant; 1935–38 own private practice, Vienna; 1938 emigrates to London, helped by Berta Karlik and the British Federation of University Women (BFUW); auxiliary nurse and nanny; from 1941 dentist in London; 1964–69 chief dentistry officer of Lewisham, responsible for 250,000 schoolchildren; 1970–80 dentist in her husband’s practice
Memberships: Association of Austrian University Women (VAÖ); British Federation of University Women (BFUW); 1960 raises funds with Erna Hollitscher for the second wing of Crosby Hall
Biographical literature: Adi Wimmer (ed.), *Strangers at Home and Abroad. Recollections of Austrian Jews Who Escaped Hitler* (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2000), 57–9
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