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John A. Gilruth

Scottish veterinary surgeon and pathologist

Died when: 66 years 15 days (792 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

John A. Gilruth

Dr John Anderson Gilruth (17 February 1871, Auchmithie, Scotland – 4 March 1937, South Yarra, Melbourne) was a veterinary scientist and administrator.He is particularly noted for being Administrator of the Northern Territory from 1912 to 1918, when he was recalled after an angry mob demanded that he resign.

This incident is known as the Darwin Rebellion.


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