John Towers Scotland

Biography of John Towers

John Towers (1791-1833) was a graduate of the University and succeeded his father James to the Regius Chair of Midwifery in 1820. In December 1828 he was created MA by the Senate and appointed vice-rector by Thomas Campbell.

Towers was a Dux of the Grammar School of Glasgow, in 1802, 1804 and 1805. He studied at the University, graduating CM in 1821, and was a surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1815 to 1816.


John Towers
Surgeon and Obstetrician

Born 7 October 1791.
Died 14 September 1833.
GU Degrees: CM, 1821; MA, 1828;
University Link: Graduate, Professor
Occupation categories: obstetricians; surgeons
Record last updated: 21st Jul 2009

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