Gow, Leonard

Education

Student United College 1841-1842 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun.; Civ. Hist. 1842-1843 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Log.; Sens. Phil.; Math. 1 1843-1844 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 2; Ethics 1844-1845 Gk. 2; Math. 3; N. Phil.; Chem.; Physiol.; Gen. & Anat. Comp. Wilkie bursar, 1842.

Student St Mary’s College 1845-1848. Bursar, 1846. Foundation bursar, 1847, 1848.

LL.D. 28.3.1905.

Birth/childhood

Born 25.12.1824 Glasgow son of Leonard Gow, soft goods merchant and Mary Carswell.

Career

Licensed in Church of Scotland 1849.

Member of firm of ship owners, Messrs Allan Gow and Co., Glasgow. Senior partner in Glen Line Shipping Co.

Death

Died 25.10.1910 aged 85.

Sources

  • UYUC400:25.11.1842
  • UYSM400/4/329, 346, 355
  • Deaths Reg. Hillhead, Glasgow 1910/875