Alfred Jefferis Turner

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Alfred Jefferis Turner
Born October 3, 1861
Canton, China
Died December 29, 1947
Brisbane
Resting place
cremated
Occupation pediatrician, entomologist
Spouse(s) Hilda Constance Roehricht
Children none
Parents Frederick Storrs-Turner, Sophia Mary Harmer

Alfred Jefferis Turner was a pediatrician and noted amateur entomologist. He was born in Canton, China on October 3, 1861, the son of missionary Frederick Storrs-Turner. He introduced the use of diphtheria antitoxin to Australia in 1895. He was known by the nickname "Gentle Annie". Dr. Turner died in Brisbane on December 29, 1947.

References[edit]

Biography from the Australian Dictionary of Biography [1]