David MacLagan (1785 - 1865)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
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About David MacLagan

Biographical Summary

Maclagan, David. 08/02/1785-06/06/1865. Ref: 977. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: 129 George Street, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Surgeon.
  • Appointments Held: Military Surgeon, see notes. Practicing Surgeon in Edinburgh 1816-; Consutlant Surgeon, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, 1848-Consulting Physician.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School, Edinburgh.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MD (Edinburgh 1805), MRCS (1807).
  • Marital Status: Miss Whiteside.
  • Family: Sons Sir Andrew Douglas Maclagan FRSE 1812-1900, Robert Maclagan, FRSE 1820-c1893 and David Maclagan FRSE 1824-83.
  • Father: Robert Maclagan.
  • Other Family: grandfather of Robert Craig Maclagan, FRSE 1839-1919.
  • War Service: Napoleonic Wars. Surgeon, 91st Regiment at Walcheren; Staff-surgeon 1810-13 9th Portuguese Brigade at Badajos, Salamanca, Vittoria, the Pyranees, the Nivelle, and the Nive.
  • References: Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 5, 1862-6, 476-7; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 1,1981.
  • Memberships: FRCPE (1848,President 1856-8), FRCSE (1816,President 1826),FSAScot(1826), Medico-Chirurgical Society (President 1840).
  • Date of Election: 04/02/1828.
  • Proposers: Sir John Robison, November 1827, (ms Proposal, NLS Acc. 10,000/43).Billet 7/1/1828, 21/1/1828, 4/2/1828.
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor 1841-4, 1855-8.
  • 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 600

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David MacLagan's Timeline

1785
February 8, 1785
Edinburgh, Scotland
1812
April 17, 1812
Age 27
Ayr, Scotland
1820
December 14, 1820
Age 35
Edinburgh, Scotland
1824
October 9, 1824
Age 39
Edinburgh, Scotland
1826
June 18, 1826
Age 41
Edinburgh, Scotland
1865
June 6, 1865
Age 80
Edinburgh, Scotland
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