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Anderson, Sir Hugh Kerr (1865–1928), physiologist and university administrator

J. F. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Organization and Management of Education. 866 words.

Anderson, Sir Hugh Kerr (1865–1928), physiologist and university administrator, was born at Frognal Park, Hampstead, on 6 July 1865. His great-grandfather was a surgeon in the Royal Navy;...

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Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist

C. S. Breathnach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 753 words.

Barry, Sir David (1780–1835), army surgeon and physiologist, was born on 12 March 1780 in co. Roscommon, Ireland. After showing early talent in classics and mathematics, he eventually...

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Cullis, Winifred Clara (1875–1956), physiologist and educationist

R. E. M. Bowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Education. 1424 words.

Cullis, Winifred Clara (1875–1956), physiologist and educationist, was the younger daughter and the fifth of the six children of Frederick John Cullis (1842–1931), surveyor and civil...

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Drinker, Cecil Kent

Helen M. Rozwadowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Physiology. 1092 words.

Drinker, Cecil Kent (17 March 1887–14 April 1956), physician and industrial health expert, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Sturgis Drinker, an engineer, lawyer, and...

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Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician

Terrie M. Romano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; UK Politics; Education. 2646 words.

Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician, was born in Huntingdon on 8 March 1836, the eldest child of the three sons and seven daughters of Michael Foster (1810–1880)...

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Fraser, Sir Francis Richard (1885–1964), physician and physiologist

John McMichael.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Physiology; Education. 1273 words.

Fraser, Sir Francis Richard (1885–1964), physician and physiologist, was born in Edinburgh on 14 February 1885, the seventh child of Sir Thomas Richard Fraser (1841–1920), professor of...

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Keynes, Richard Darwin (1919–2010), physiologist and historian

Ian Glynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Education; History. 1970 words.

Keynes, Richard Darwin (1919–2010), physiologist and historian, was born on 14 August 1919 at Grove House, Hollywood Road, Kensington, London, the eldest of the four sons of Sir Geoffrey...

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Knowles, John Hilton

Yanek Mieczkowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Physiology; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1341 words.

Knowles, John Hilton (23 May 1926–06 March 1979), physician, cardiopulmonary physiologist, and hospital and foundation administrator, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of James...

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Masters, William Howell

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Education; Social Sciences. 2269 words.

Masters, William Howell (27 December 1915–16 February 2001), physician, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Francis W. Masters and Estabrooks Taylor Masters. Details of his family...

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Ritchie, Anthony Elliot (1915–1997), physiologist and academic administrator

Lewis Robertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Organization and Management of Education. 1052 words.

Ritchie, Anthony Elliot (1915–1997), physiologist and academic administrator, was born on 30 March 1915 at 20 Upper Gray Street, Edinburgh, the only son in the family of three children of...

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