Dates -1940
Person NamePaterson; Alexander (-1940); medical missionary, Hebron, Palestine
Epithetmedical missionary, Hebron, Palestine
ActivityAlexander Paterson qualified as a doctor in Edinburgh in 1885. He spent a few years in London, Cairo and Aden, before beginning work as a medical missionary of the United Free Church of Scotland at Hebron in Palestine in 1893. He remained there until the station was handed over to the Church Missionary Society in 1922, when he retired to Edinburgh. He died in 1940. Paterson's only published work is the posthumous 'Jesus Meets Paul, a Duologue in Paradise' (Glasgow, 1942).
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