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Authorised form of nameGregory; John (1724 - 1773); Physician
SurnameGregory
ForenamesJohn
Dates1724 - 1773
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (03 June 1724)
Death:
09 February 1773
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Education:
King's College, Aberdeen. MD (1746)
Career:
Professor of Philosophy, Aberdeen, but gave up office and set up in private practice first in Aberdeen, then in London; returned to Aberdeen to succeed his brother, James Gregory (1707-1755) as Professor of Medicine (1756-1766); Professor of Medicine, Edinburgh; first Physician to the King in Scotland
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/11/1756
RelationshipsSon of James Gregory, Professor of Medicine, King's College, Aberdeen; grandson of James Gregory (FRS 1668); David Gregory (FRS 1692) was his grandfather's nephew
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
William P D Wightman, 'Aberdeen University and the Royal Society' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 145-158
Royal Society codeNA2877
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1756/10Gregory, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001778Gregory, Johnnd
IM/001777Gregory, Johnnd
CB/1/4/67Letter from Jo Gregory, Edinburgh to Charles Blagden, Physician in Gloucester12 October 1769
MM/2/28Draft Letter from Joseph Banks, for the Duke of Bedford's Statue Committee, Soho Square, to John Gregory25 April 1803
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