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CUNNINGHAM, DANIEL JOHN. 15/04/1850-23/06/1909. Ref: 378. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Manse of Crieff, Perthshire.
  • Profession: Anatomist.
  • Appointments Held: Demonstrator 1876-82, Anatomy, Edinburgh University; Professor 1882, Anatomy, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; 1883-1903, Anatomy,Trinity College, Dublin; 1903-9, Edinburgh University.
  • Schools and Tutors: Crieff Academy, Perthshire.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MB,CM(Glasgow 1874).
  • Postgraduate Studies: MD(Edinburgh 1876, Dublin), D Sc(Dublin), LL D(St Andrews, Glasgow), DCL (Oxford 1892).
  • Marital Status: Married (1878) Elizabeth Cumming Browne.
  • Family: son, John Cunningham, FRSE 1882-1968.
  • Mother: Susan Porteous Murray.
  • Father: Rev John Cunningham,1819-93.
  • Other Family: Father in law of Edwin Bramwell FRSE 1873-1952.
  • References: DNB, 2nd Supplement, 1, 1912, 451-2; Proc Roy Soc Edinb,30,1909-10, 569-79; Who Was Who 1.
  • Memberships: FRS (1891), MRIA, FRCSI, FRZSI(President), Royal Dublin Society, Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland,(President 1895).
  • Date of Election: 07/01/1878.
  • Proposers: Sir William Turner, John Hutton Balfour, Alexander Crum Brown, James Bryce (Billet 3/12/1877, 17/12/1877).
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor 1903-4, Secretary (Ordinary Meetings) 1904-9.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 225

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