mobile nav


John Eliot Howard

Picture source

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

John Eliot Howard

Person  Male  Born 11/11/1807  Died 22/11/1883

Categories: Medicine

Chemist. Born in Plaistow Essex, son of meteorologist Luke Howard.  He took an early interest in extracting the anti-malaria drug from the bark of the Cinchona genus of South American tree. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1874, which recognised the importance of his work. Together with his brother, Robert, was a founder member of the Brook Street Chapel at Brook Street, Tottenham.  Died at his home Lord's Meade, Tottenham.

See other memorials in this area

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
John Eliot Howard

Information Commemorated at

John Eliot Howard

J. E. Howard FRS, 1807 - 1883, chemist who discovered anti-malarial use of qu...

Read More