Geoffrey Edelsten
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Geoffrey Edelsten

Australian Businessman
Male
Born May 2, 1943
Age 71
Hometown Melbourne
Religion Jewish
Nationality Australian
Alma Mater Universitas Melbu...
Other Names Geoffrey Walter E...

Geoffrey Walter Edelsten is an Australian medical entrepreneur. He was the first private owner of a major Australian football team when he bought the Sydney Swans Football Club in 1985. Edelsten was formerly a general practitioner, but was deregistered in New South Wales in 1988 and also in Victoria. In 1990, Edelsten spent a year in jail for soliciting an underworld figure, Christopher Dale Flannery, to assault a former patient and for perverting the course of justice.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1943 Birth Born on May 2, 1943.

TEENAGE

1960 17 Years Old Edelsten was born in Carlton, an inner suburb of Melbourne, and attended Princes Hill Public School and, later, Mt. Scopus Memorial College, Australia's first Jewish co-educational school, where he graduated with honours in 1960.

TWENTIES

He then entered the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne, which he graduated in 1966. … Read More
1967 24 Years Old In 1967, Edelsten's Hit Productions company signed the group Cam-Pact. … Read More
1968 25 Years Old Later in 1968, Edelsten co-produced the single "Love Machine" for the studio group Pastoral Symphony, comprising Glenn Shorrock and his band, The Twilights, Ronnie Charles of The Groop, and other musicians.
1969 26 Years Old In 1969, he set up a new medical practice with a colleague at the Sydney suburb of Coogee. … Read More
1971 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1971, Edelsten and colleague Tom Wenkart formed Preventicare. … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 35 Years Old After three years resident in Los Angeles, California, where he worked in essentially similar fields and endeavours, Edelsten returned to Australia in 1978, resuming his general practice, surgical and obstetric commitments.

FORTIES

1984 41 Years Old 1 More Event
From February 1984 onwards, following the establishment of Medicare by the Hawke government, Edelsten became famous for running multi-disciplinary, 24-hour medical centres that featured chandeliers and white grand pianos. … Read More
1985 - 1986 2 More Events
1988 45 Years Old Edelsten was struck off the New South Wales medical register in 1988 for overservicing and for having unqualified people carry out laser surgery.
1990 47 Years Old Edelsten was convicted on 27 July 1990 for perverting the course of justice and also for soliciting an underworld figure, Christopher Dale Flannery, to assault a former patient. … Read More

FIFTIES

2001 58 Years Old In 2001, Edelsten operated a company called "Gene E" which offered paternity testing by mail order.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2003 - 2004 2 More Events
2008 65 Years Old In 2008, the Herald Sun reported that Edelsten still owned three medical clinics. … Read More
2009 66 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2009, Edelsten announced his intention to marry Brynne Gordon, at the time a 25-year-old fitness instructor from California.
2012 69 Years Old In June 2012, thieves stole luxury cars worth more than $1.4 million from Edelsten. … Read More
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