James Little (1837 - 1916):
James Little was born in Newry, County Down, and was educated in Armagh and Dublin. In 1856 he became Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and spent the next three years in India. He became a Doctor of Medicine in Edinburgh in 1861, after which he settled in Dublin, where he became a Professor of Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons. He was a member of the Royal Irish Academy, consulting physician to several hospitals, Regis Professor of Medicine, and Physician to the King. He served as President of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland and of the Royal Academy of Medicine. He edited the Journal of Medical Science and published many medical works. He died in Dublin.