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date: 29 March 2020

Irvine, Sir James Colquhounlocked

(1877–1952)
  • David Traill
  • , revised by Anthony R. Butler

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Irvine, Sir James Colquhoun (1877–1952), chemist and educationist, was born in Glasgow on 9 May 1877, the younger son of John Irvine, who came of yeoman farmer stock but was himself a manufacturer of light iron castings, and his wife, Mary Paton Colquhoun...

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