Alexander Stevenson (c.1726 - 1791)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Glasgow, Scotland
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About Alexander Stevenson

Biographical Summary

Stevenson, Alexander. ?-29/05/1791. Ref: 1418. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: Glasgow.
  • Profession: Physician.
  • Appointments Held: General Medical Practice in Glasgow; Professor 1766-89, Practice of Medicine, Glasgow University.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MD (Glasgow 1749).
  • Marital Status: Married Jean Pickegg.
  • Father: John Stevenson, physician, Edinburgh.
  • Other Family: Uncle of Professor Thomas Charles Hope FRSE 1766-1844 (Shapin 438).
  • References: Shapin 438; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage 3, 1982.
  • Memberships: FFPSG (President 1757, 1773), Glasgow Literary Society.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Edinburgh Philosophical Society: Non Residential.
  • Notes: Born c.1726.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 882


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Edinburgh, Scotland
May 29, 1791
Age 65
Glasgow, Scotland