Boase, William Norman ♂
Student U.C.D. [University College Dundee] 1891-1892 N. Phil.; Jun. & Prac. Engin. Draw.
Served on University Court, 1927 - 1936 as Provost and 1937 -1938 as Chancellor’s assessor.
Attended Fettes College.
Entered father’s business [flaxmill spinner] in 1890 and ultimately became chairman of F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921) Spinning Co (1920) Ltd. Became widely known as a golf administrator. Captain R. & A. [The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews?] 1935. Three terms Provost of St Andrews, retiring in 1936.
C.B.E. [Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire] 1919.
Died 7.3.1938 at St Andrews.
- Births Reg. Dundee St Mary 1870/716
- St Andrews Citizen 12.3.1938 p9
- Provost Boase, St Andrews in SCRAN.