George Nelson Turner Samoa Scotland

Biography of George Nelson Turner

George Nelson Turner, Matriculation Slip 1888-89
George Nelson Turner, Matriculation Slip 1888-89

George Nelson Turner was the oldest son of George Alexander Turner, and the grandson of George Turner LLD. Born in Samoa in 1868, Turner returned to Scotland for his education, enrolling at the University in 1887. He graduated MB CM in 1892.

Turner went on to work as a doctor in Glasgow, and was a member of the Glasgow Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society.


Printed Materials

  • Medical Directory 1904


George Nelson Turner
Born 26 November 1868.
Died 3 April 1948.
GU Degree: MB CM, 1892;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Samoan-born physician in Glasgow
Record last updated: 5th Oct 2012

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Samoa Samoa, No Region
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland

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