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Macadam, John (1827–1865), chemist and politician in Australia

P. J. Hartog

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/17324

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Macadam, John (1827–1865), chemist and politician in Australia, was born at Northbank, near Glasgow, in May 1827, the second son of William Macadam and his wife, Helen Stevenson. After being privately educated in Glasgow, he studied chemistry at the Andersonian Institution (1842–5) and became assistant to ...

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