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date: 16 September 2019

White, John Campbell, Baron Overtounlocked

(1843–1908)
  • Lionel Alexander Ritchie

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White, John Campbell, Baron Overtoun (1843–1908), philanthropist and chemical manufacturer, was born at Hayfield, near Rutherglen, on 21 November 1843, the middle child of seven and only son of James White (1812–1884) and his wife, Fanny Campbell (d. 1891). James White had trained as a lawyer before entering the family firm of ...

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