Thompson, Reginald Edward

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Thompson, Reginald Edward

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Born in London. Educated at Brighton College, Trinity College, Cambridge and St George's Hospital; MB 1860. Accompanied Viscount Milton in 1861 on a shooting expedition to north-west Canada.

Registrar at St George's Hospital, he contracted typhus fever during an outbreak.

Assistant physician to the Brompton Hospital 1869, physician 1880, consulting physician 1894. Staff of the Seamen's Hospital 1871-1973. Private practice.

Published on pulmonary diseases, including tuberculosis, especially hereditary traits relating to phthisis.

Married in 1874 daughter of mathematician Augustus de Morgan; they had two sons. Died in London 10 Sep 1912.


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Royal College of Physicians; British Medical Journal obituary 1912(2):749

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