PURSER, John Mallet, B.A., M.D., D.Sc. Hon. Causa (T.C.D.; F.R.C.P.I.): Regius Professor of Physic, University of Dublin from 1917; Vice-President Royal Dublin Society since 1915; Educ.: Private schools; Trinity College, Dublin; studied at London, Strasburg, and Paris. Censor, R.C.P.I., 1883-5; King's Professor of Institutes of Medicine in Trinity College, 1874-1901; Lecturer on Pathology, 1881-95; Physician to Royal City of Dublin Hospital, 1871-4: and to Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital, 1874-1901; Consulting Physician to Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital since 1901. Pubns.: Manual of Histology, 1884; numerous papers on Medical, Physiological, and Pathological subjects. Recns.: music, travel. Eldest son of late Benjamin Purser, of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford; b. 1839. Res.: Mespil House, Mespil Road, Dublin.