James Irvine


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IRVINE, James Colquhoun (1877 - 1952), JP, DL County of Dundee; Principal and Vice-Chancellor University of St Andrews since 1921, formerly Professor of Science in the Univ.; Trustee Pilgrim Trust; Chm. Scottish Universities Entrance Board, 1920–44; Commissioner for 1851 Exhibition; Pres. Section B, British Assoc., 1922; For. Lecturer, Inst of Politics, Williamstown, Mass, 1926; Vanuxem Lecturer, Princeton, 1929; Woodward Lecturer, Yale, 1931; Chairman Adult Education Committee for Scotland, 1927–29; Chairman Forest-Products Research Board, 1927–39; Member Prime Minister’s Committee on Training of Biologists, 1931; Chairman The Viceroy’s Committee on the Indian Institute of Science, 1936; Member of Commission on Higher Education in the Colonies, 1943; Chairman Committee on Higher Education in the West Indies, 1944; Chairman Inter-University Council on Higher Education in the Colonies, 1946–51; Chm. Advisory Council Scottish Education Department, 1925–31


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(1735–1819) Revolutionary army officer,born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Innes was an officer in both the Pennsylvania militia and Continental army. Irvine commanded a brigade at the battle of Germantown (1777), and it was on his advice that Gen. George Washington took up winter quarters at Valley Forge (1777–78). He was wounded and captured during a skirmish against British forces in 1777 and not released until 1781.

From The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military in Oxford Reference.

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