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John Hill

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Birthplace: St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Greyfriars, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev John Hill, Min. of St Andrews and Elizabeth Hill
Husband of Anne Macleod
Father of Mary Hill and Elizabeth Hill
Brother of Jean Hill
Half brother of Rev George Hill, Min. of St Andrews; Anne Hill; Janet Hill; Margaret Hill; Jean Hill and 3 others

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About Prof. John Hill

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EDUCATION: Doctor of Laws.
OCCUPATION: Professor of Humanity at St. Andrews University, and Edinburgh University.

From http://www.lhsa.lib.ed.ac.uk/exhibits/rie_portraits/john_hill.htm: John Hill was Professor of Humanity (Latin) in Edinburgh University from 1775-1805. Educated at St. Andrews, he first became a professor there before transferring to Edinburgh. As well as performing the teaching duties of the Chair, he wrote a Life of Dr Hugh Blair and a book of Latin Synonymes.

Capt Norman Hill was the professor's grandson.

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Prof. John Hill's Timeline

1747
April 27, 1747
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
1805
December 7, 1805
Age 58
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Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland