William Lodge Kidd

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Kidd, William Lodge, M.D., a distinguished medical practitioner, was born at Thornhill, in the County of Armagh, 16th December 1784. His early life was spent at sea as a navy surgeon during the French war. In the Raleigh, Polorus, and Bacchante he saw much active service. In 1816 he retired on half-pay, and before long entered upon extensive practice at Armagh. In November 1817 he read an important paper before the Royal Physical Society on the dreadful typhus then raging in Ireland. His exertions were untiring during the cholera year — 1832. He died 2nd April 1851, aged 66.

Sources

115. Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science. Dublin, 1846-'77.

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