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JONES , JOHN SHARE ( 1873 - 1950 ), veterinary surgeon ;

b. 25 Aug. 1873 , son of Thomas Jones , Plas Kynaston , Cefn-mawr, Denbs. He was educated at the universities of Liverpool and London . He had a part in the foundation of the department or school of veterinary studies in the University of Liverpool . He was appointed Director of veterinary studies at that University in 1917 , and Professor of Veterinary Anatomy in 1919 . He was a Fellow of the Royal Veterinary College , and was President for one term. He was awarded the Steel memorial medal by that institution in 1928 . He wrote a number of pamphlets and articles and acquired considerable fame in his field. He served on many committees, national and local, and was a member of the Wrexham Rural Council for many years. He was the Liberal candidate for the Oswestry constituency in the 1929 Parliamentary election. He d. 2 Dec., 1950 .

Sources:

  • The Times , 4 Dec. 1950 ;
  • The Liverpool Daily Post , 4 Dec. 1950 ;
  • The Wrexham Leader , 8 Dec. 1950 ;
  • Who's who in Wales , 1941-50 ;
  • Who's who in Wales 1921 ;
  • information from H. H. Burchnall, Liverpool .

Author:

Griffith Milwyn Griffiths, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 2001