John Gordon Scotland

Biography of John Gordon

Graduate Record for John Gordon

Forename: John
Surname: Gordon
Degree Information: MD (1750)
Countries of Association: Scotland

Further information from the University records:

Addison 1727-1897 reads: Described in the University Minute of 24th October 1750, as "one of the expertest Surgeons in Glasgow , and who was the first person who taught Anatomy in this University, long ago with great applause and success."; caricatured by Tobias Smollett (who served appreniceship with him) as "Potion" in Roderick Random; died 1772.

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John Gordon
GU Degree: MD, 1750;
University Link: MD (1750) Graduate
Record last updated: 12th Jun 2009

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