Person NameSamuel; Sir; John Smith (1870-1934); secretary to the Lord Provost of Glasgow
ForenamesJohn Smith
Epithetsecretary to the Lord Provost of Glasgow
ActivitySir John Smith Samuel (1870-1934) was born in Kippen, Stirlingshire, and educated at Glasgow University. In 1896 he became Secretary to the Lord Provost of Glasgow, and continued to hold the office under 13 provosts. He was active in social and charitable activities, published on historical and other subjects, and acted as Local Secretary for the British Association meetings in Glasgow in 1901 and 1928. In 1917 he was created a KBE.
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