Sir James Bain

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Sir James Bain

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: circa 1898 (75-84)
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bain and Catherine Bain
Husband of Mary Bain
Father of Robert Bain; Marion Wright Bain; Agnes Dykes Bain; Margaret Bain; Mary Bain and 2 others

Occupation: Lord Provost of Glasgow 1874-1877
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About Sir James Bain

Biographical Summary

BAIN, SIR JAMES. ?-25/04/1898. Ref: 90. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Knight (1877).
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow.
  • Profession: Ironmaster, Politician.
  • Appointments Held: Founder of Ironworks at Whitehaven, Cumberland; Lord Provost of Glasgow 1874; MP Whitehaven 1891.
  • References: Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 23, 1899-1901, 6; Who Was Who, 1.
  • Memberships: FRGS, FSAScot.
  • Date of Election: 01/02/1875.
  • Proposers: Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Sir James David Marwick, Charles Neaves, Adam Gifford (4/1/1875, 18/1/1875).
  • Notes: Born 1817.
  • 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 45

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Sir James Bain's Timeline

1818
July 16, 1818
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
1838
September 6, 1838
Lanark, Scotland
1840
September 29, 1840
Lanark, Scotland
1843
August 29, 1843
Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
1845
July 18, 1845
Lanark, Scotland
1847
February 11, 1847
Lanark, Scotland
1851
July 10, 1851
Lanark, Scotland
1853
March 16, 1853
1898
1898
Age 79
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom