Andrew Douglas MacLagan (1812 - 1900)

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Birthplace: Ayr, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
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About Andrew Douglas MacLagan

Biographical Summary

Maclagan, Sir Andrew Douglas. 17/04/1812-05/04/1900. Ref: 976. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Knight (1886).
  • Place of Birth: Ayr.
  • Place of Death: 28 Heriot Row, Edinburgh.
  • Place of interment: Dean Cemy. Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Physician, Toxicologist.
  • Appointments Held: Lecturer 1845-62, Materia Medica, Extra Mural School, Edinburgh; Professor 1862-97, Medical Jurisprudence and Public Health (Forensic Medicine), Edinburgh University.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School Edinburgh.
  • Undergraduate Studies: MD (Edinburgh 1833).
  • Postgraduate Studies: Medicine in London, Paris and Berlin, LL.D (Hon Glasgow 1891, Edinburgh 1897).
  • Family: son Robert Craig Maclagan, FRSE 1839-1919.
  • Mother: Miss Whiteside.
  • Father: David Maclagan, FRSE 1785-1865.
  • Siblings: Robert Maclagan, FRSE 1820-c1893 and David Maclagan FRSE 1824-83.
  • References: BMJ. 1900 (1) 935; Who Was Who 1; A Boyle et. al. Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 4, 1983; W P Anderson 1931, 726.
  • Memberships: FRCPE (President 1884-7), FRCSE (1833, President 1859-61), Royal Medical Society (President 1832), FCS, Pharmaceutical Society of Britain (Hon), FRSSA (1900, President).
  • Date of Election: 09/01/1843.
  • Proposers: Sir Robert Christison, 2/4/1842, (ms Proposal NLS Acc 10,000/46). (Billet 19/12/1842).
  • Service to the RSE: Councillor 1883-5, Curator 1856-78, Vice-President 1878-83, 1885-90, President 1890-5.
  • 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 599

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Sir Andrew Douglas Maclagan's Timeline

1812
April 17, 1812
Ayr, Scotland
1839
1839
Age 26
Edinburgh, Scotland
1900
April 5, 1900
Age 87
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Edinborough, , , Scotland
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Edinburgh, Scotland