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date: 04 March 2021

McCance, Sir Andrewlocked

(1889–1983)
  • Peter L. Payne

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McCance, Sir Andrew (1889–1983), steelmaster and metallurgist, was born at 12 Adder Steps, Cadder, Dunbartonshire, on 30 March 1889, the third of four children and younger son of John McCance, a cloth factor, and his wife, Janet Ferguson McGaw. His father subsequently worked for the ...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
University of Glasgow, Archives and Business Records Centre
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh
National Portrait Gallery, London