Alfred Jefferis Turner

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Alfred Jefferis Turner
Born 3 October 1861
Canton, China
Died 29 December 1947(1947-12-29) (aged 86)
Brisbane, Australia
Occupation Pediatrician, entomologist
Spouse(s) Hilda Constance Roehricht
Children none
Parent(s) Frederick Storrs-Turner, Sophia Mary Harmer

Alfred Jefferis Turner (3 October 1861 Canton – 29 December 1947 Brisbane, Australia) was a pediatrician and noted amateur entomologist. He was 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".

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