Reference Entry

Rutherford, Daniel (1749–1819), physician and chemist

B. B. Woodward

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Medicine and Health
  • Medicinal Chemistry


Show Summary Details


Rutherford, Daniel (1749–1819), physician and chemist, born at Edinburgh on 3 November 1749, was the son of John Rutherford (1695–1779), physician, and his second wife, Anne, née Mackay, and half-brother of Anne, the mother of Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832). Educated at first at home, he was sent, when seven years old, to the school of ...

Reference Entry.  1390 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medicine and Health ; Medicinal Chemistry

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.