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Sir Henry Greenway Howse (1841 - 1914) - Surgeon

Sir Henry Greenway Howse



Below is the text of Sir Henry's Obituary in The Times of Thursday, September 17, 1914:

"The death is announced of Sir Henry Greenway Howse, late President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

"The second son of Henry Edward Howse, Sir Henry was born at Lyncombe Hall, near Bath, in 1841, and was educated at University College School and at Guy's Hospital.  He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1868, was appointed assistant surgeon at Guy's in 1870, and surgeon three years later.  He was lecturer on anatomy at Guy's in 1871 and on surgery in 1888 and was elected to the council of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1889.  Sir Henry was the author of many scientific and professional papers which were published in the medical journals and in the Guy's Hospital Reports.  He married in 1891 a daughter of the Rev. Thomas L. Marshall.  His knighthood was conferred upon him in 1902."


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