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date: 17 February 2020

McWilliam, James Ormistonlocked

(1808–1862)
  • W. A. Greenhill
  • , revised by Lynn Milne

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McWilliam, James Ormiston (1808–1862), epidemiologist, was born in Dalkeith, Midlothian. He became a licentiate of the Edinburgh College of Surgeons in 1827, and entered the Royal Navy in 1829 as assistant surgeon. After serving abroad from 1829 to 1836 he was appointed surgeon to the ...

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