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Arthur S. MacNalty

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Balfour, Sir Andrew (1873–1931), expert in tropical medicine and novelist, was born in Edinburgh on 21 March 1873, the eldest son of Thomas Alexander Goldie Balfour MD, of Edinburgh, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Peter Christall, of Elgin. He was educated at ...

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Browne, Stanley George (1907–1986), leprologist and medical missionary, was born on 8 December 1907 at 77 Bousefield Road, New Cross, London, the second of the five children of Arthur Browne (1874–1967), Post Office clerk, and his wife, Edith Lillywhite (1887–1927). His formal instruction started when, after much pleading, he entered ...

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Stanley George Browne (1907–1986) by Elliott & Fry, 1956 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Clement Clapton Chesterman (1894–1983) by Elliott & Fry, 1951 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Chesterman, Sir Clement Clapton (1894–1983), medical missionary and specialist in tropical diseases, was born on 30 May 1894 at 6 Woodland Place, Bath, the fifth son of William Thomas Chesterman (1856–1923), solicitor, and the second son of his second wife, Elizabeth Clapton (1869–1952)...

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Christophers, Sir (Samuel) Rickard (1873–1978), protozoologist and tropical medicine specialist, was born on 27 November 1873 in Liverpool, the elder son and eldest of three children of Samuel Hunt Christophers and his wife, Mary Selina, daughter of William Rickard, a mining expert in ...

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Dutton, Joseph Everett (1874–1905), pathologist in tropical medicine, was born on 9 September 1874 at New Chester Road, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, the fifth son of John Dutton, a retired chemist of Brookdale, Banbury, and his wife, Sarah Ellen Moore. After education at King's School, Chester...

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Low, George Carmichael (1872–1952), physician and specialist in tropical diseases, was born on 14 October 1872, the third son of Samuel Millar Low, an engineer, at Monifieth in Forfarshire. He was educated at Madras College, St Andrews, St Andrews University, and Edinburgh University...

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Macdonald, George (1903–1967), malariologist, was born at 7 Summerfield, Ecclesall, Bierlow, Sheffield, on 22 June 1903, the son of John Smyth Macdonald (1867–1941), professor of physiology at Sheffield University and later at Liverpool, and his wife, Katherine Mary Stewart of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis...

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Maegraith, Brian Gilmore (1907–1989), malariologist, was born on 26 August 1907 in Adelaide, Australia, the fourth son in a family of four sons and one daughter of Alfred Edward Robert Maegraith, accountant, and his wife, Louisa Blanche Gilmore. He was educated at St Peter's, Adelaide...

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McGregor, Sir Ian Alexander (1922–2007), malariologist, was born on 26 August 1922 at 12 Church Street, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, the son of John McGregor (d. 1945), tailor, and his wife, Isabella Chapman Greig, née Taylor (d. 1974). He had two older half-brothers, his mother's first husband having died in an industrial accident. He was educated at ...

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George McRobert

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Rogers, Sir Leonard (1868–1962), specialist in tropical medicine, was born at Hartley House, Helston, Cornwall, on 18 January 1868. He was the seventh son of Captain Henry Rogers RN, and Jane Mary, daughter of John Samuel Enys, of Enys, and granddaughter of Davies Gilbert...

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Sir Leonard Rogers (1868–1962) by Walter Stoneman, 1933 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ross, Sir Ronald (1857–1932), malariologist, was born on 13 May 1857 at the Himalayan hill station of Almora, North-Western Provinces, the eldest of ten children of General Sir Campbell Claye Grant Ross (1824–1892), then a captain in the 66th regiment of Gurkhas, and ...

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Sir Ronald Ross (1857–1932) by Walter Stoneman, 1928 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Scott, Sir (Henry) Harold (1874–1956), pathologist and historian of tropical medicine, was born on 3 August 1874 at Spalding, Lincolnshire, the son of the Revd Dr Douglas Lee Scott (1846–1914), headmaster of the Mercers' School from 1876 to 1914, and Mary Anne Elizabeth...

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Simpson, Sir William John Ritchie (1855–1931), physician and specialist in tropical medicine, was born on 27 April 1855 in Glasgow, the son of John Simpson and his wife, whose maiden name was Arthur. He attended school in Jersey, graduated MB CM at Aberdeen University...

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Sinton, John Alexander (1884–1956), soldier and malariologist, was born on 2 December 1884 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the third of the seven children of Walter Lyon Sinton (1860–1930?) and his wife, Isabella Mary, née Pringle (1860–1924). His parents were both from the north of ...

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John Alexander Sinton (1884–1956) by Charles H. Halliday, 1947 © Charles H. Halliday; collection Royal Society

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Stephens, John William Watson (1865–1946), parasitologist and expert on tropical diseases, was born on 2 March 1865 at Holcwm, Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, the second of three sons of John Stephens, barrister, and Martha, daughter of Captain David Davies RM, of Transmawr, Carmarthenshire. He was educated at a preparatory school in ...