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JONES, JOHN SHARE (1873 - 1950), veterinary surgeon

Name: John Share Jones
Date of birth: 1873
Date of death: 1950
Parent: Thomas Jones
Gender: Male
Occupation: veterinary surgeon
Area of activity: Medicine; Nature and Agriculture
Author: Griffith Milwyn Griffiths

Born 25 August 1873, son of Thomas Jones, Plas Kynaston, Cefn-mawr, Denbighshire. He was educated at the universities of Liverpool and London. He had a part in the foundation of the department or school of veterinary studies in the University of Liverpool. He was appointed Director of veterinary studies at that University in 1917, and Professor of Veterinary Anatomy in 1919. He was a Fellow of the Royal Veterinary College, and was President for one term. He was awarded the Steel memorial medal by that institution in 1928. He wrote a number of pamphlets and articles and acquired considerable fame in his field. He served on many committees, national and local, and was a member of the Wrexham Rural Council for many years. He was the Liberal candidate for the Oswestry constituency in the 1929 Parliamentary election. He died 2 December 1950.


Published date: 2001

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