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Famous Scots

John Maclean M.a

Maclean was born in Pollokshaws, then on the outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland, to parents of Highland origin; his father Daniel (1845-1888) hailing from the Isle of Mull and his mother Ann (1846-1914) from Corpach.[4] Raised in a Calvinist household, Maclean trained as a schoolteacher under the auspices of the Free Church and then attended part-time classes at the University of Glasgow, graduating with a Master of Arts degree in 1904. Maclean often used the letters M.A. after his name when being published More Info

Died : 30th Nov 1923
Buried at : Eastwood new, Glasgow

Gordon J Mcmaster M.p

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Died : 28th Jul 1997
Buried at : Houston Cemetery, Houston

James Jimmy Reid

Reid came to prominence in the early 1970s when he led the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Work-in to try and stop Edward Heath's Conservative government from closing down the shipyards on the River Clyde.The government had decided that the shipyards should operate without state subsidy, which would have resulted in at least six thousand job losses. More Info

Buried at : Craigton Crematorium, Glasgow

Mary A Mcalister Cbe

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Buried at : Lambhill cemetery, Glasgow

James Gardiner

Gardiner was born near Crieff in Perthshire in 1860, the son of John Gardiner, a crofter, and his wife Harriet (n?e Allan). He was educated at Morrison?s Academy in Crieff and also received private tuition. In 1887 he married Elizabeth Maude Christie the daughter of an engineer from Ruthvenvale, near Auchterarder Elizabeth Gardiner died of heart failure in a Londonnursing home in 1921 and in 1922 Gardiner married Elizabeth Christie whose father had homes in Mokameh in Bengaland at Comrie More Info

Died : 31st Dec 1924
Buried at : Crieff old cemetery, Crieff is a privately owned website with no affiliation to any Local Councils.