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Ramsay, Alexander (1822–1909), newspaper editor

J. C. Hadden

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/35660

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Ramsay, Alexander (1822–1909), newspaper editor, son of Alexander Ramsay, sheep farmer, was born in Glasgow on 22 May 1822. He was early orphaned and in 1824 his family removed to Edinburgh, where he was educated at Gillespie Free School and where, in 1836, he entered the printing office of ...

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Subjects: Journalism

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