Baxter, George Washington

Education

Student United College 1869-1870 Gk. 1; Lat. 2; Math. 1 1870-1871 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 3. LL.D. 23.1.1899.

Governor and chairman of University College, Dundee.

Birth/childhood

Born 20.11.1853 younger son of Rt. Hon. William Edward Baxter of Kincaldrum and Janet Scott.

Career

Also at Edinburgh University.

Member of firm of Baxter Bros & Co., jute manufacturers, Dundee.

Governor and chairman of University College, Dundee. Prominent Unionist. [St Andrews University]

Kt. [Knight bachelor] 1904. Bt. [Baronet] 1918.

Sources

  • Who was Who
  • Scotsman 29.11.1926 p6col.6