Worthington, Edward Dagge

Education

M.D. 2.5.1843 by examination.

Birth/childhood

Born 1.12.1820 at Ballinakill, Ireland son of John Worthington and Mary Dagge.

Career

Apprenticed to James Douglas.

Practised Sherbrooke, Canada from 1843. An early user of ether and chloroform in Canada and the first to perform a capital operation (amputation) under ether. [Doctor]

M.A. honorary Lennoxville 1854. M.D. McGill 1858 ad eundem.

Publications

Death

Died at Sherbrooke, Quebec [Canada] 25.2.1895.

Sources

  • Dict. Canad. Biog.
  • H.A. Kelly and W.L.Burrage, Dictionary of American medical biography 1928 p1336
  • Maude Abbott, History of medicine in province of Quebec 1931