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John Thomson Gordon

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: September 21, 1865 (52)
Caen, Normandy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of John Gordon and N.N. Rutherfurd
Husband of Mary Wilson

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About John Thomson Gordon

Biographical Summary

Gordon, John Thomson. 19/03/1813-21/09/1865. Ref: 613. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: Caen, Normandy, France.
  • Profession: Advocate.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1835; Sheriff 1847-8 Aberdeenshire, 1848-65 Midlothian; Rector 1849-50, Marischal College, Aberdeen.
  • Schools and Tutors: The Edinburgh Academy 1825-8.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Edinburgh University.
  • Marital Status: Married (1837) Mary Wilson d.1873.
  • Mother: nee Rutherford.
  • Father: John Gordon FRSE 1786-1818.
  • Other Family: Nephew of Andrew Rutherfurd, Lord Rutherfurd, FRSE 1791-1854, Son-in-law of John Wilson FRSE 1785-1854, Brother-in-law of William Edmonstoune Aytoun FRSE 1813-1865.
  • References: Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 5, 1862-6, 480-1; F J Grant 1944.
  • Memberships: Highland Society (1840).
  • Date of Election: 02/01/1849.
  • Proposers: John Gordon, 6/5/1848, (ms Proposal NLS Acc 10,000/47).
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). 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 368

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John Thomson Gordon's Timeline

March 19, 1813
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
September 21, 1865
Age 52
Caen, Normandy, France