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Bowie, James Alexander (1888–1949), economist and educationist, was born at 42 Holburn Road, Aberdeen, on 30 November 1888, the fourth son of William Bowie, a foreman mason, and his wife, Jane Lumsden, who also had four daughters. He attended Central School, Aberdeen, as a pupil teacher and passed first in the king's scholarship for teachers in 1908. He subsequently read philosophy and economic science at ...

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Goodenough, Sir Francis William (1872–1940), sales executive and educationist, son of Henry Goodenough, currier, and his wife, Louisa Hatchwell, was born in East Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, on 9 September 1872, and was educated at Torquay Public College. At the age of sixteen he joined the ...

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Hodgson, William Ballantyne (1815–1880), educationist and economist, the elder son of William Hodgson, printer, friend, and works manager of James Ballantyne (1772–1833), was born at 23 Gardner's Crescent, Edinburgh, on 6 October 1815. He had a brother and a half-sister on his mother's side. His father intended him for the law and, after attending ...