Gillespie, John Hamilton ♂
Student United College 1869-1870 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 1. Merit in bursary comp., 1869. Guthrie scholar.
Born 14.10.1852 2nd son of Sir John Gillespie W.S. [Writer to the Signet], Edinburgh and Margaret Ross Robertson. [Lawyer]
Attended Edinburgh Academy.
Also at Edinburgh University - law student 1870-1871.
Apprenticed to his father. Writer to the Signet 1875. [Lawyer]
Emigrated to U.S.A.
Mayor of Sarasota Town, Florida 1903-1908 and 1910.
Died at Sarasota [U.S.A.] 7.9.1923.
- Edin. Acad. Reg.