PHILLIPS, James Liddell. Balasore, Orissa 1840 — Mussoorie 25.6.1895. U.S. Medical Missionary. Son of —> Jeremiah Ph. and Mary Ann Grimsditch (d. 1840). Born in India, educated in the U.S.A. Graduated 1860 from Bowdoin College, worked as pastor in New York and studied medicine for missionary work. M.D. 1864. Still in 1864 left for India. Worked in Midnapore concentrating on jungle tribes, in 1875-78 in the U.S.A., then again in Midnapore. After new stay in the U.S.A. 1885-91 returned to Midnapore. Retired in the end of 1894 because of failing health. D.D. 1878 Bowdoin College. Married 1864 Mary R. Sayles, four children.

Publications: “Folklore of the Santals”, The Orientalist 1, 1884, 261f. & 2, 1886, 24f.

Sources: *R.M. Farnbach, James Liddell Phillips, D.D., M.D. 2017; Wikipedia with photo.

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