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Biographical entry Kent, Robert Thomas (1854 - 1902)

MRCS Aug 1st 1889; FRCS June 12th 1890; LRCP Lond 1889; FFPS Glasgow (ad eundem) 1893; BA Oxon 1879; MA 1879.

27 February 1902
Anatomist and General surgeon


The eldest son of Robert Thomas Kent, of London. He matriculated in the University of Oxford on May 21st, 1872, and was a member of Exeter College. He took a pass degree, and then received his professional training at Edinburgh, where he was Demonstrator of Anatomy at Minto House and Senior Demonstrator of Anatomy at Surgeons' Hall, and at the Middlesex Hospital, where he acted as House Surgeon and Demonstrator of Anatomy in the Medical School. He was appointed Extra Assistant Surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Later he was Dean of the Medical Faculty in St Mungo's College, Glasgow, and was then appointed Professor of Anatomy there as well as Examiner in Anatomy, Conjoint Board, Scotland. He was residing at Lillieslea, Lenzie, Dumbartonshire, in the year 1900, having previously lived at Partickhill, Glasgow. He retired from all his posts not long before his death, and took up his residence at Eastback Court, Coleford, Gloucestershire. He died at Bournemouth on Feb 27th, 1902.

"On Medical Education," 8vo, Glasgow, 1893; reprinted from the Glasgow Med Jour, 1893, xl, 321.

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