Henry Edmund Seiler Jamaica

Biography of Henry Edmund Seiler

Henry Edmund Seiler, MBChB 1921
Henry Edmund Seiler, MBChB 1921

Henry Edmund Seiler graduate MBChB from the University in 1921 and MD in 1930. He was born at Newport, Jamaica, son of his namesake, a missionary.

Seiler enrolled at the University in 1915, aged 16, to study Medicine. He graduated MBChB in 1920, and went on to gain a Diploma in Public Health from Cambridge in 1922. Seiler returned to Glasgow where he graduated MD in 1930 with a thesis entitled Clinical, radiological and pathological manifestations of intro-thoracic tumour.

Seiler became a senior deputy at the Ministry of Health in Edinburgh.


Printed Materials

  • The Medical Directory 1947, p.1803

Archival Materials

  • University of Glasgow Archives Overseas Database


Henry Edmund Seiler
Born 1899.
GU Degrees: MBChB, 1921; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, MD, 1930;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow, 1920 and 1930
Record last updated: 6th Aug 2013

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Jamaica Jamaica, Newport
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