Sellar, William Young

Education

Professor of Greek, St Andrews University 4.11.1859 - 18.8.1863 (resigned).

LL.D. 9.1.1863. (Proposed by Professor Veitch, seconded by Prof. Campbell).

Birth/childhood

Born 22.2.1825 son of Patrick Sellar, factor, Morvich, Golspie and Ann Craig.

Career

Studied at Glasgow University and Oxford University - B.A. 1847, M.A. 1850.

Fellow of Oriel College 1848-1853.

Professor of Greek, St Andrews University 4.11.1859 - 18.8.1863 (resigned). [University professor]

Professor of Latin, Edinburgh University 1863-1890.

Death

Died 12.10.1890.

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