Lives of the fellows

Alexander Lyon Emerson

b.10 May 1770 d.23 July 1834
MD Edin(1794) LRCP(1805)

Alexander Lyon Emerson, M.D., was born in Berkshire 10th May, 1770, and received his medical education at Edinburgh, where he graduated doctor of medicine 24th June, 1794 (D.M.I. de Pneumonia). In the following year he entered the medical service of the army, and served as physician to the forces in Egypt, Spain, the Cape of Good Hope, &c. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 8th April, 1805, was made inspector of hospitals in 1817, and died at Tunbridge Wells on the 23rd July, 1834, aged 60.

William Munk

(Volume III, page 19)

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