Balfour, George William (1823–1903), physician and cardiologist, was born at the manse, Sorn, Ayrshire, on 2 June 1823, the eighth of the thirteen children of Lewis Balfour DD and Henrietta Scott Balfour, third daughter of George Smith DD, the minister of Galston who was satirized by ...
G. A. Gibson
revised by Iain Milne
Maker: Reginald Henry Campbell
Gilchrist, (Andrew) Rae (1899–1995), physician and cardiologist, was born on 7 July 1899 at the manse, Holywood, co. Down, Northern Ireland, the only son of Andrew Gilchrist (1871–1954), Presbyterian minister, and his wife, Catherine Hill, née Witherow (1879–1955). His parents were Scottish. He was educated at ...
W. A. Greenhill
revised by Louis J. Acierno
Hope, James (1801–1841), physician and cardiologist, was born at Stockport, Cheshire, on 23 February 1801, son of Thomas and Ann Hope. His father was a wealthy merchant and manufacturer. After attending Macclesfield grammar school from 1815 to 1818 Hope entered Edinburgh University in 1820, received his medical degree in 1825, and immediately spent some months at ...
Maker: Sir William O. Hutchison
Christopher C. Booth
McMichael, Sir John (1904–1993), cardiologist, was born on 25 July 1904 at the High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, Kirkcudbrightshire, the third son and fifth child of James McMichael (1854–1933), and his wife, Margaret Livingstone Sproat (d. 1929). His father was a butcher and small-time farmer who struggled to make ends meet but was, to use his son's words, 'a gentle God-fearing man of the kindest nature'; both parents were committed to the moral precepts of the ...
Peter R. Fleming
Wood, Paul Hamilton (1907–1962), cardiologist, was born on 16 August 1907 at Coonoor, India, the second son of Richard Boardman Wood, civil servant, and Geraldine, daughter of Alfred Tomson, land agent. After his early education at Yardley Court, Tonbridge, Kent, Wood's father retired to ...