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Sir David Orme 
Masson
1858 - 1937


Sir David Orme 
Masson
, MASSON, SIR DAVID ORME. 13/01/1858-10/08/1937. Ref: 1713. Male. Titles and British Honours: KBE(1923), CBE(1918). Place of Birth: London. Place of Death: Melbourne, Australia. Profession: Chemist. Appointments Held: Demonstrator 1880-, Chemistry, Bristol University; Research-1886, Edinburgh University; Professor 1886-1923, Chemistry, Melbourne University, Australia. Schools and Tutors: The Edinburgh Academy 1868-72. Undergraduate Studies: MA(Edinburgh 1877), B Sc(Edinburgh 1880). Postgraduate Studies: D Sc(Edinburgh 1884), LL.D(Hon Edinburgh 1924). Marital Status: Married (1886) Mary Struthers. Family: son Sir James Irvine Orme Masson FRSE 1887-1962. Mother: Emily Rosaline Orme. Father: David Mather Masson FRSE 1822-1907, Historiographer Royal For Scotland. Other Family: son-in-law of John Struthers FRSE 1823-1899 and brother-in-law of Simon Somerville Laurie FRSE 1829- 1909. Uncle of John Masson Gulland FRSE 1898-1947. References: DNB, 1931-40, 1949, 602-4; Obituary Notices of Fellows Of The Royal Society, 2 455-64 signed A.C.D.Rivett (portrait); Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 58, 1937-38, 277; Who Was Who 3. Memberships: FRS (1903), Australian Chemical Institute(President 1917-20), Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria. Date of Election: 02/03/1885. Proposers: Alexander Crum Brown, Sir Arthur Mitchell, Sir John Murray, Peter Guthrie Tait (Billet 19/1,2/2, 16/2/1885). Fellow Type: OF.

Born: , , , England 13th Jan 1858 Baptised:
Died: Melbourne, , Victoria, Australia 10th Aug 1937 Buried:
Family:
Masson

Ancestors
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1.
Sir David Orme 
Masson
(
Struthers
) 1858 - 1937
2.
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Siblings


1.
F/? 
Masson
* ante 1858
2.
Helen Orme 
Masson
(
Gulland
) 1863 - post 1898

Spouses



1. Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Sotland 5th Aug 1886
Mary 
Struthers
(
Masson
) 1863 - 1945

Descendants
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a.
Mary 
Struthers
(
Masson
) 1863 - 1945
1.
Sir James Irvine Orme 
Masson
(
Gulland
) 1887 - 1962
1a.
Flora 
Gulland
(
Masson
) + 1960
1.1.
M/? 
Masson
* 1915
2.
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2a.
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2.1.
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2.2.
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2.3.
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3.
Flora Marjorie 
Masson
(
Bassett
) ante 1900 - post 1940
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Timeline


13th Jan 1858Born England
3rd Apr 1881Lodger in 1881 census (census) Westbury on Trym, Gloucs., England
5th Aug 1886Married
Mary 
Struthers
(
Masson
) 1863 - 1945 Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Sotland
10th Aug 1937Died Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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