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Biography of Benjamin Isaacs

Benjamin Isaacs graduated MBChB from the University in 1921.

He was born in Marijampole, Russia, modern day Lithuania, son of Harris, a credit draper. In 1916, Isaacs enrolled at the University of Glasgow to study Medicine. In 1921, he took summer courses in Operational and Clinical surgery, before graduating MBChB. Isaacs went on to practice in Langside, Glasgow.

Also known as Benjamin Kushel, he formally changed his surname in 1929 to Essex, while a medical practitioner in Leeds.


Other Online Resources

Printed Materials

  • The Medical Directory 1925, p.1400

Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/46 Register of Members of General Council 1922
  • DC225/1/19 Final Year Dinner book 1921
  • MED5/2/12 Graduate Schedule
  • R1/4/2 Roll of Graduates 1921
  • R8/5/37/2; R8/5/38/2; R8/5/40/4; R8/5/41/15 Matriculation slips


Benjamin Isaacs
Born 1889.
GU Degree: MBChB, 1921; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: general practitioners
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 23rd Jul 2013

Country Associations

Lithuania Lithuania, Marijampole
Place of Birth

Russian Federation Russian Federation, No Region

Scotland Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow

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