Lives of the fellows

Thomas Reeve

b.1700 d.3 October 1780
MB Cantab(1727) MD(1732) FRCP(1736)

Thomas Reeve, M.D., was born in Middlesex, and educated at Emmanuel college, Cambridge, as a member of which he proceeded M.B. 1727, and M.D. 1732. He had studied physic for some time at Leyden under Boer-haave and Aibinus, and was entered there 18th October, 1725. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1735; and a Fellow 29th December, 1736. He was Registrar from 1739 to 1741 inclusive; Censor in 1741 and 1749; Elect, 19th January, 1750; Consiliarius, 1751, 1752, 1753; and President from 1754 to 1763 included. Dr. Reeve was elected physician to St. Thomas’s hospital in 1740, and resigned that appointment in 1760. Dr. Reeve died at his house in Throgmorton-street, 3rd October, 1780, aged eighty. He was probably the author of
A Cure for the Epidemical Madness of drinking Tar Water. By T. R. 8vo. Lond. 1744.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 133)

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