Foster, Michael

Education

LL.D. 14.4.1892 in absentia and 30.10.1896 in person at the opening of the Gatty Marine Laboratory.

Birth/childhood

Born 8.3.1836 son of Michael Foster, F.R.C.S., surgeon Huntingdon and Mercy Cooper. [Doctor]

Attended Huntingdon Grammar School.

Career

Studied London University - B.A. 1854, M.B. 1858, M.D. 1859.

Professor of Physiology, Cambridge University 1883-1903. Secretary, Royal Society 1881-1903. M.P. for London University 1900-1906. K.C.B. [Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath] 1899. [University professor, politician]

Publications

A text book of physiology. (Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea's Son & Co., 1880)

Death

Died 29.1.1907.

Sources

  • Who was Who
  • DNB