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Percival George Quinton 1888 - 1953

April 15, 2009

Percival George Quinton 1888? - 1953 was a British orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy. He was a Consultant Physician at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, a member of the British Homeopathic Society and Honorary Secretary to the Faculty of Homeopathy.

Quinton taught Edwin D W Tomkins, and he was a colleague of Edward Bach, Marjorie Grace Blackie, Ardeshir Kavasji Boman Behram, Douglas Morris Borland, John Henry Clarke, Robert Thomas Cooper, Andrew Tocher Cunningham, Donald MacDonald Foubister, Norbert GlasClarence Granville Hey, James Douglas Kenyon, Thomas Maughan, William Burnett Douglas Miller, Elizabeth Paterson, John Paterson, Kathleen Gordon Priestman, William Wilson Rorke, Margaret Lucy Tyler, John Weir, Charles Edwin Wheeler, Harold Fergie Woods, Dudley d’Auvergne Wright, and he was a member of the Cooper Club, which continued to meet into the 1930s.

Quinton attended the International Homeopathic Congress in London in 1911.

Quinton practiced at 99 Tollington Park, London, N4 in 1925,

Percival G Quinton’s Obituary is in The British Homeopathic Journal 42, 1953, 101-2, 145-6.

Quinton wrote Practical Homeopathic Prescribing, and he submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications.

Of interest:

A Professor Rene Quinton at the Sorbonne in Paris, was a biologist who experimented with isotonic injections of seawater in 1914. This sea water was called the Plasma of Quinton.


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