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King, Sir Georgelocked

  • David Prain
  • , revised by Andrew Grout


King, Sir George (1840–1909), botanist, was born on 12 April 1840 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, the only son of Robert King (1809–1845), bookseller, and his wife, Cecilia, née Anderson (1810–1850), daughter of a collector of Inland Revenue. King's father soon moved to Aberdeen, and with an older brother, ...

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