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Gibson, James Young (1826-1886), translator

Donald Hawes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10621

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Gibson, James Young (1826-1886), translator, was born in Edinburgh on 19 February 1826, the fourth of the six sons of William Gibson (d. 1859?), a corn merchant, and his wife, Catherine Walker (d. 1836). He was educated at various schools in Edinburgh, Bathgate, and Chipping Ongar, and entered Edinburgh University ...

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