Alfred Jefferis Turner

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Alfred Jefferis Turner
Born October 3, 1861
Canton, China
Died December 29, 1947
Resting place
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.


Biography from the Australian Dictionary of Biography [1]