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date: 30 March 2020

Young, Jameslocked

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Young, James (1811–1883), chemist and philanthropist, was born on 13 July 1811 at Drygate, Glasgow, the eldest son of John Young, a self-employed carpenter, and his wife, Jean Wilson (married on 9 February 1809). Young worked for his father and in 1830 began to attend the evening lectures in chemistry of ...

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