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Sir James Irvine Orme 
Masson
1887 - 1962


Sir James Irvine Orme 
Masson
, FRSEMASSON, SIR JAMES IRVINE ORME. 03/09/1887-22/10/1962. Ref: 3667. Male. Titles and British Honours: Knight(1950), MBE(1918). Place of Birth: Toorak, Melbourne, Australia. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Profession: Chemist. Appointments Held: Staff 1913-, Chemistry, University College, London; Professor 1924-38, Chemistry, Durham University; Vice-Chancellor 1938-52, Sheffield University. Resided 1952-62, Edinburgh. Schools and Tutors: Melbourne Grammar School. Undergraduate Studies: B Sc(Melbourne 1907). Postgraduate Studies: D.Sc (Melbourne 1918). LL.D (Hon Edinburgh, Sheffield). Marital Status: Married (1913) Flora Gulland d.1960. Mother: Mary Struthers. Father: Sir David Orme Masson FRSE 1858-1937. Other Family: grandson of David Mather Masson FRSE 1822-1907 and John Struthers FRSE 1823-1899. Nephew of Simon Somerville Laurie FRSE 1829-1909.Brother-in-law of John Masson Gulland FRSE 1898-1947. War Service: 1914-18. 1914-15,RNVR Searchlight Unit, London, 1915-, Research Department, Woolwich. References: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society,9,1963 205-19 signed R.D.Haworth and A.H.Lamberton, 219-221 catalogue of publications; Who was Who 6. Memberships: FRS (1939). Date of Election: 02/03/1953. Proposers: Arthur Holmes, Sir Godfrey Thomson, Sir Sydney A Smith. John E Mackenzie (Candidates List 1952-3). Resigned/Removed/Election Cancelled/Not Admitted: Resigned. Date of Resignation: Resigned 1954-5. Fellow Type: OF.

Born: Toorak, Melbourne, , Australia 3rd Sep 1887 Baptised:
Died: Edinburgh, Scotland 22nd Oct 1962 Buried:
Family:
Masson

Ancestors
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1.
Sir James Irvine Orme 
Masson
(
Gulland
) 1887 - 1962
2.
Sir David Orme 
Masson
(
Struthers
) 1858 - 1937
4.
5.
3.
Mary 
Struthers
(
Masson
) 1863 - 1945
6.
Prof.Sir John 
Struthers
(
Alexander
) 1823 - 1899
7.
Christina Margaret 
Alexander
(
Struthers
) 1833 - 1907

Siblings


1.
hidden

2.
Flora Marjorie 
Masson
(
Bassett
) ante 1900 - post 1940

Spouses



1. 1913
Flora 
Gulland
(
Masson
) + 1960

Descendants
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a.
Flora 
Gulland
(
Masson
) + 1960
1.
M/? 
Masson
* 1915
Sources

Timeline


3rd Sep 1887Born Toorak, Melbourne, Australia
1913Married
Flora 
Gulland
(
Masson
) + 1960
22nd Oct 1962Died Edinburgh, Scotland
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