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McAdam, John Loudon

Brenda J. Buchanan

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/17325

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McAdam, John Loudon (1756–1836), builder and administrator of roads, was born in the west-coast town of Ayr, at 22 Sandgate, on 21 September 1756, the youngest child and second son of James McAdam of Waterhead (c.1718–1770), and his wife, Susannah Cochrane (...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Construction ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport

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