Russell, John Scott ♂
Student United College 1823-1824 Ethics; Math. 1.
Interim professor of Natural Philosophy, Edinburgh University 1832-1833. Marine engineer. Constructor of ‘Great Eastern’. Manager of a shipbuilding works, Greenock 1835-1844. Went to London. Secretary Society of Arts 1845-1854. Shipbuilder on the Thames. F.R.S. 1847. [University professor]
Died at Ventnor 8.6.1882.
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