John Reddy Ireland Canada

Biography of John Reddy

John Reddy
John Reddy

John Reddy graduated from the University MD 1848.

Reddy was born on 31 March 1822 in Athlone, Ireland and after he received his MD, Reddy traveled to Canada in 1851. He was licenced to practice in Quebec on 10 May 1852 and was a physician at the Montreal General Hospital. He was a member of the Corporation of the Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning and was elected President of the Montreal Medico-Chirurgical Society.

John Reddy also received an ad eundem MD from McGill University in 1856.

The former Reddy Memorial Hospital in Montreal was named after his son Herbert Lionel Reddy.

John Reddy died 23rd January 1884 in Dublin.



  • With thanks to David Crawford for supplying biographical information


John Reddy
Born 31 March 1822.
Died 23 January 1884.
GU Degree: MD, 1848;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
Record last updated: 12th Mar 2015

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Ireland Ireland, Co Westmeath, Athlone
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Ireland Ireland, Dublin
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Canada Canada, Montreal

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