Lives of the fellows

Robert Knox

b.? d.22 May 1792
MD St And(1750) LRCP(1765) FRCP(1786)

Robert Knox, M.D., was a native of Edinburgh, and a doctor of medicine of St. Andrew’s, of 5th March, 1750. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 1st April, 1765, and was then physician to the army. Dr. Knox was elected physician to the Middlesex hospital 10th February, 1769. In 1779 he was ordered to America, and obtained leave of absence from the governors of the hospital. He resigned his hospital appointment in October, 1782. On the 26th June, 1786, he was admitted a Fellow of the College, speciali gratiâ; and was Censor in 1790. He died at his house in Mortimer-street, Cavendish-square, 22nd May, 1792.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 365)

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