Biography of George Milligan
George Milligan (1860-1934) was Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at the University, 1910 to 1932, and Clerk of Senate from 1911 to 1930. He was awarded an LLD in 1932.
Born in Aberdeen, Milligan was the son of William (1821-1893), a minister who became Professor of Biblical Criticism at the University there. He studied at the Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Göttingen and Bonn before becoming a minister in 1883. He was a prolific author of articles and text books, the most influential of which was The Vocabulary of the Greek Testament (1914-1929), with JH Moulton. Among many offices in the Church of Scotland, he was Moderator of the General Assembly in 1923.