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Photograph of Archibald B Kerr


Photograph of Archibald B Kerr, standing in a group photo.

Archibald Kerr graduated from the University of Glasgow in Medicine in 1929. Early in his career he was Surgeon to Out-Patients at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow and was assistant to Roy Frew Young.

In 1945, after the Second World War, he became Assistant Surgeon at the Wester Infirmary and was Surgeon to the Royal Alexandra Infirmary in Paisley the year after. Due to his work at Paisley, the hospital began to hold clinical classes for students at the University of Glasgow. From 1954 to his retirement in 1972 he worked as Consultant Surgeon in charge of the wards at the Western Infirmary.

Kerr was president of the College from 1964 to 1966.


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Photograph of Archibald B Kerr


Photograph of Archibald B Kerr



“Photograph of Archibald B Kerr,” Heritage, accessed May 29, 2024,