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Flett, Sir John Smithlocked

(1869–1947)
  • Peter A. Sabine

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Flett, Sir John Smith (1869–1947), geologist, was born on 26 June 1869 at Kirkwall, Orkney, the second son of James Ferguson Flett, merchant and bailie, and his wife, Mary Ann (née Copland). From the Kirkwall burgh school he went to George Watson's College, Edinburgh...

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Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)