OBITUARY. GEORGE GORDON, 1828-1907.
- Author: UNKNOWN
- Source: Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 170, Issue 1907, 01 January 1907 , pages 387 –388
Obituary.] SIR WILLIAM ROBERTSON COPLAND. 387 a member of Glasgow University Court, he took a warm interest in the subject of university education, and, when the new medical and natural philosophy departments of the University were opened by the Prince of Wales, in April, 1907, he received the honorary degree of LL.D. In June, 1906, thehonour of knighthoodwas conferred upon by King. him the Among public the offices he servedwas that of Deacon Convener of theIncorporatedTrades of Glasgow, which gave him ex oficio a seat on the Town Council for a period of 2 years...