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Dick, William

J. E. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Veterinary Medicine. 1419 words.

Dick, William (1793–1866), veterinary surgeon and founder of the Edinburgh Veterinary College, was born on 6 May 1793 at Whitehorse Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, the second of three children...

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Law, James

Philip M. Teigen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Veterinary Medicine. 1473 words.

Law, James (13 February 1838–10 May 1921), veterinarian, educator, and public health advocate, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of John Law and Grace Turner, farmers. In 1857 he...

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Robertson, Sir Alexander

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Veterinary Medicine; Education. 833 words.

Robertson, Sir Alexander (1908–1990), veterinary scientist and university administrator, was born in Aberdeen on 3 February 1908, the youngest of three children and second son of Alexander...

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