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John Todd

Born 1914
Died 1987

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English psychiatrist, born March 16, 1914, London; died March 13, 1987

Biography of John Todd

We thank James Todd, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, England, for submitting this biographical information about his father:

John Todd was educated at the City Of London School and London University.

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In 1937 Todd was awarded the Tanner Prize for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kings College Hospital, London. He was Consultant Psychiatrist, High Royds Hospital, Menston, West Yorkshire, from 1955 to 1979.

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