Jex-Blake, Arthur John

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Jex-Blake, Arthur John

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Educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford in classics; graduated in 1894.

Studied chemistry before studying medicine at St George's. Awarded various prizes and the Radcliffe travelling fellowship, which allowed him to visit Vienna, Copenhagen and Baltimore.

Worked at the Victoria Hospital for Children and Brompton Hospital. Goulstonian lecturer. During the First World War, served as major in the RAMC in France.

Married Lady Muriel Herbert in 1920 (d.1951); they lived in Kenya for the rest of their lives. They had one daughter.


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Victoria Hospital for Children (1866-1964)

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Royal College of Physicians

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