STEPHENSON, John

STEPHENSON, John. Padiham, Lancashire 6.2.1871 — London 2.2.1933. British Physician and Zoologist in India. Also a scholar of Arabic and Persian. Educated in Burnley, studies at Manchester (B.Sc. 1890, B.Chir. 1893). Worked as physician in Manchester and London, joined Indian Medical Service in 1895. Served in the Punjab, from 1906 Professor of Biology and 1912 of Zoology at Lahore Government College. In WW I served in Egypt. Retired as lieutenant-colonel in 1921. In 1921-29 Lecturer at Edinburgh, then at worked Natural History Museum in London. C.I.E. 1919. Married, no children.

Publications: Biological publications, edited and translated texts.

Sources: *JRAS 1933; Wikipedia.

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