John Chalmers, DD, Principal of King's College, Aberdeen

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John Chalmers

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Death: Died
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Son of Alexander Chalmers, Min. of Marnoch and Barbara Burnett
Brother of Margaret Chalmers

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About John Chalmers, DD, Principal of King's College, Aberdeen

Biographical Summary

CHALMERS, JOHN. ?-07/05/1800. Ref: 293. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Rev.
  • Place of Birth: Banffshire.
  • Profession: Minister of Religion, Agriculturalist.
  • Appointments Held: Minister and Regent 1740, Principal 1746-, King's College, Aberdeen. Cultivated his farm at Sclattie.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MA (Aberdeen 1730).
  • Postgraduate Studies: DD.
  • References: Shapin 89.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Notes: Born 1712.
  • 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. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 173

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1712
1712
1800
May 7, 1800
Age 88