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