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Blair, Sir Robert (1859–1935), educational administrator, was born in Wigtown in south-west Scotland on 8 March 1859, the eldest of the ten children of William Blair and his wife, Mary, née Hood. His father, a Presbyterian, appears to have had a variety of jobs but was principally a cobbler by trade. ...

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Cowan, Minna Galbraith (1878–1951), social worker and educational administrator, was born at Belmont, Paisley, on 1 May 1878 into an eminent Edinburgh legal family. Her parents were Hugh Cowan (1833–1898), sheriff-substitute for Renfrewshire and legal author, and his wife, Williamina Galbraith (1838–1920) of ...

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Mackay, Donald James, eleventh Lord Reay and Baron Reay (1839–1921), administrator in India and educational administrator, was born at The Hague, the Netherlands, on 22 December 1839, the elder son of Aeneas, Baron Mackay of Ophemert, Holland, tenth Lord Reay (1807–1876), and his wife, ...

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McCormick, Sir William Symington (1859–1930), English scholar and educational administrator, was born at Dunbar Terrace, Dumfries, Scotland, on 29 April 1859, the elder son of William McCormick, an ironmonger and maker of agricultural implements in that town, and his wife, Agnes Ann, daughter of the ...