About John Herbert Humphrey
John Herbert Humphrey CBE FRS FRCP (16 December 1915 – 25 December 1987) was a British bacteriologist and immunologist.
Educated at Winchester School, and Trinity College, Cambridge. There he met his wife Janet, the daughter of Nobel-prize winning physiologist Archibald Hill. They had five children, including Nicholas Humphrey, and brought up Humphrey's nephew and niece after the death of Humphrey's brother.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1963.