John Adam Beveridge United States

Biography of John Adam Beveridge

John Adam Beveridge graduated MA from the University in 1910. He was born on 20 October 1890 in Philadelphia, USA, son of Thomas, a warehouseman.

Beveridge first matriculated at the University in 1907, aged 16, to study towards an Arts degree. Beveridge studied a wide range of subjects as part of his degree, from languages (Latin and Greek) to Natural Philosophy and Mathematics, graduating MA on 17 November 1910.

Beveridge is recorded to have been working as a teacher in Glasgow prior to the outbreak of the First World War, then in Banffshire shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War.


Printed Materials

  • Weigley, Russell F., (ed.) Philadelphia: A 300-Year History (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1982) pp. 498-501

Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/43 Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow as at 15th April, 1918
  • DC183/11/64 Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow for the Year commencing 1st January 1939
  • R3/1/1 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III, 1881-1915
  • R4/1/5 University of Glasgow, Schedules of Graduates in Arts (M.A.) 1909 & 1910
  • R8/1/12 Glasgow University Album 1903-07


John Adam Beveridge
Born 20 October 1890.
GU Degree: MA, 1910; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: school teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1910
Record last updated: 19th May 2014

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