Grierson, Robert

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Grierson, Robert

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  • 구례선

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15 Feb. 1868-8 May 1965


Robert G. Grierson (February 15, 1868 – May 8, 1965) was a Canadian medical doctor, Presbyterian missionary, and educator who worked in Korea for thirty-six years. He is also known by his Korean name, 구례선 . Grierson performed his missionary works in the Sung-jin and Ham-heung area. He established the Sung-jin clinic which later expanded to Jedong hospital and found the Bosin Boy's School and Eunjin Middle School. Grierson was known for his active participation in the Korean Independence Movement, posthumously receiving the Order of Merit for National Foundation Independence Medal in 1968 from the Korean government.


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Biographical sketch from the Wikipedia article at (Accessed 2022-03-02).

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