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Biographical entry Harkin, Alexander (1818 - 1894)

MRCS June 26th 1840; FRCS March 9th 1882; MD King's College, Aberdeen, 1859; LAH Dublin; JP.

Born
1818
Ballymoney, Ireland
Died
4 January 1894
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Born at Ballymoney in 1818, and began to practise at Belfast in 1840. In 1864 he was appointed Medical Officer to the Belfast Constabulary, JP for Belfast and for Co Antrim, Surgeon to the Mater Infirmorum Hospital and to the General Dispensary. He also acted as President of the Ulster Medical Society and was a Membre Associé Étranger, Société française d'Hygiène. He died of old age on Jan 4th, 1894.

Publications:
Harkin published various articles on medical practice, including "Some Peculiar Views Concerning Cholera and its Treatment."

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