in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; History of Science and Technology; Education. 934 words.
Swinton, William Elgin (1900–1994), palaeontologist and popularizer of natural science, was born on 30 September 1900 at 94 Dunnikier Road, Kirkaldy, Fife, the son of William Wilson...