John Norton Mills
Prof John Norton Mills (28/6/1914-3/12/1977)
Born 28 June 1914 in Birmingham, the son of George Percival Mills.
Educated Winchester, New College/Christ Church Oxford, and Birmingham Medical School.
Graduated in medicine in 1939, and was briefly a GP.
Lecturered at Oxford 1941-1946, then at Cambridge 1946-1950.
Manchester University from 1950, becoming Brackenbury professor of physiology.
World authority on Circadian Rhythms.
Interests were climbing and field botany.
Died in a climbing accident 3 Decmeber 1977.
Obituary in the British Medical Journal 17 December 1977.
His wife was June R J Mills.
information included from the herbariaunited database
- June R J Mills
- Cyril West
- John Patrick Micklethwait Brenan
- Timothy C G Rich
- David Paul Earl Manchester Museum
- Botanical Society of The British Isles
- Peter Derek Sell
- Harry Corbyn Levinge
- Charles Bailey
- G P Mills
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