Alexander Dingwall

Biography of Alexander Dingwall

Alexander Dingwall
Alexander Dingwall

Alexander Dingwall graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1910.

He first enrolled at the University in session 1906-07, when he was 18 years old. In his first year he took classes in Latin and Mathematics. In his second year he took classes in Logic, English and Education, and in his third year he studied History and Constitutional Law & History. During his final year, 1909-10, Alexander took Honours classes in History and Constitutional Law & History, before graduating MA with first class honours in History from the University in 1910.

Upon graduating he worked as a school teacher, and in 1915 married Helen Gow Cook, a fellow teacher and graduate of the university. They had four children together.

Alexander fought in and survived the First World War, and continued to work as a teacher upon his return.

In the early 1920s Alexander became Rector of Jedburgh Grammar School, a position he held until his death in 1936.


Alexander Dingwall
Born 14 February 1888.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MA, 1910;
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
Record last updated: 21st Nov 2018

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