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CodeNA9127
Dates1903-1981
Person NameMactaggart; Sir; William (1903-1981)
SurnameMactaggart
ForenamesWilliam
PreTitleSir
ActivitySir William Mactaggart (1903-1981), artist, was the grandson of William McTaggart (1835-1910), artist. His father was the co-founder of MacTaggart Scott, engineering firm, Loanhead. He studied at Edinburgh college of art at a young age. In 1937 he married Fanny Aavatsmark Mactaggart. In 1959 he was elected President of the Royal Scottish Academy and in July 1961 obtained an Honourary Degree from the University of Edinburgh. In 1962 was created a knight in the New Years Honours List.
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