Joseph Hughes

Biography of Joseph Hughes

Joseph Hughes began his studies at the Glasgow Vet School in 1879 and qualified in 1882. He moved to Glasgow from Dundalk, Ireland and immediately after his studies traveled to the USA and opened the Chicago Veterinary College in 1883: one of the earliest of the private veterinary schools in the US. It produced over 2300 graduates before it closed in 1920.


Joseph Hughes
University Link: Student
GU Degree: 1879-1882;
Occupation categories: veterinarians
Record last updated: 26th Jul 2013

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