Cecil Neil Black

Biography of Cecil Neil Black

Cecil Neil Black graduated BSc from the University in 1939. He was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1917, son of Gordon, an agent for a manufacturer.

Black enrolled at the University in 1935, aged 17, to study Applied Science, benefiting from a Carnegie Trust Grant and a T B Mackenzie scholarship. Black specialised in Metallurgy, graduating BSc in 1939, and worked as a metallurgist in Glasgow. He died in 2001 and was buried in Sweden.


Cecil Neil Black
Born 25 October 1917.
Died 9 February 2001.
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
GU Degree: BSc, 1939; Science and Engineering,
Occupation categories: metallurgists
Record last updated: 23rd Jan 2013

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