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Photograph of John Henderson


Photograph of Dr John Henderson.

John Henderson graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1898 and began residency at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He joined the Visiting Staff of the Infirmary in 1902 after gaining his MD and in 1913 was appointed Physician of the Wards. As well as medical practice, Henderson had a passion for teaching medicine and worked for a time as Professor of Medicine at St Mungo's College. Henderson was made Consulting Physician of the Royal Infirmary in 1937 after stepping down from ward work.

He became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1910. Henderson was president of the College from 1937 to 1939.


c. 1937-1939


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Photograph of John Henderson


Photograph of John Henderson



“Photograph of John Henderson,” Heritage, accessed July 16, 2024,