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Dr. J. Stuart Thomson

Nature volume 130, page 427 (17 September 1932) | Download Citation



THE many friends and old pupils of Stuart Thomson will sincerely regret to hear of his death, at the age of sixty-four years, which occurred suddenly after a short sea trip, at Swansea, on Aug. 28. For many years Stuart Thomson, who was the brother of Sir J. Arthur Thomson, was senior lecturer and demonstrator in zoology in the University of Manchester, and many generations of medical and science students in Manchester had the advantage of his patient and sympathetic teaching. His wide knowledge of his subject—and particularly of vertebrate zoology—gave him authority in his lectures, which impressed those who heard him.

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