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date: 21 February 2020

Robertson, John Mackinnonlocked

(1856–1933)
  • Michael Freeden

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Robertson, John Mackinnon (1856–1933), author and politician, was born on 14 November 1856 at Brodick, Isle of Arran, the second son of John Robertson of Perthshire and his wife, Susan, daughter of John Mackinnon of Brodick. His family moved to Stirling, where he left school at the age of thirteen. He became a railway telegraph clerk and, moving to ...

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