John Anthony Seymour-JonesBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2602 (Published 18 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2602
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John Anthony Seymour-Jones was born on the 7 April 1911 in Birmingham. His father was an ear, nose, and throat surgeon. After attending Shrewsbury Public School, he won a classics scholarship to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, but later read natural sciences so that he could enter medicine.
He completed his clinical years at St Thomas’s, where he met his future wife, Elizabeth, …