Biography of James Lawrie
James Adair Lawrie (d 1859) was a graduate of the University and Regius Professor of Surgery from 1850 until 1860.
Lawrie won a Brisbane Bursary to study at the University and graduated MA in 1820 and MD in 1822. He served in the East India Company as an assistant surgeon from 1823 to 1831, before becoming Professor of Surgery at Anderson's College in Glasgow. In 1858 he was appointed by the Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews to be their representative on the General Medical Council.
Born 1801, Loudon, Scotland.
Died 23 November 1859.
University Link: Graduate, Professor
GU Degrees: MA, 1820; MD, 1822;
Occupation categories: surgeons
Record last updated: 26th Feb 2013