|Birth Day||October 4, 1716|
|Age||303 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 13, 1794 (age 77)|
Scottish physician who helped to pioneer a scurvy treatment with the use of citrus fruit.
He earned his MD from Edinburgh University in 1748.
He improved sailing conditions by encouraging cleaner living conditions and sea water distillation.
He fathered two sons, John and James.
His scurvy treatments were used on Captain Cook 's famed voyages.