Schofield, Francis William

Francis William Schofield, veterinarian, teacher, researcher (b at Rugby, Eng 15 Mar 1889; d at Seoul, S Korea 12 Apr 1970). Schofield joined the faculty of the Ontario Veterinary Coll in 1910. He was a teacher and missionary in Korea 1916-19, and returned there in 1955 at retirement. From 1924 to 1956 he was professor of veterinary pathology at OVC. He was nationally and internationally known for his research in animal disease, in particular sweet-clover poisoning of cattle, infections in young animals and viral mink enteritis. An outstanding lecturer and teacher, he provided philosophy and religion with his teaching, and demonstrated his profoundly intuitive intellect through excellent oratorical ability and a sense of the dramatic.