Robert Henry Stewart Thompson, C. B. E.. 2 February 1912–16 January 1998

@article{Campbell1998RobertHS,
  title={Robert Henry Stewart Thompson, C. B. E.. 2 February 1912–16 January 1998},
  author={P. Campbell and L. Stocken},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={1998},
  pages={419 - 431}
}
  • P. Campbell, L. Stocken
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • Robert (Henry Stewart) Thompson was born in Croydon on 2 February 1912, the youngest of three children, but the only son. There seems never to have been any doubt as to the professional destiny of Robert for his father, Joseph Henry, at the time of Robert's birth was a successful general practitioner in Croydon and a member of the honorary staff of the Croydon General Hospital where he served as Senior Physician and Chairman of the Medical Committee until 1939. Robert's father was educated in… CONTINUE READING