Biography of Thomas Barr
Thomas Barr was born in Renfrewshire in 1846, son of Samuel Barr, a manager. Barr first matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1864 to study medicine, aged 18. He graduated MB in 1868, CM in 1869 and MD in 1870.
After graduating, Thomas Barr was appointed in charge of a special department for the treatment of diseases of ear which opened at the Western Infirmary Outdoor Dispensary in 1877. He became University lecturer in the subject from 1895 until his retirement in 1915.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degrees: MB, 1868; CM, 1869; MD, 1870;
Occupation categories: doctors
Record last updated: 21st Feb 2017