William Menzies Alexander (Shettleston, then in Lanarkshire, May 12, 1858 – Edinburgh August 30, 1929) was a Scottish medical and theological writer. After graduating B.Sc. from the University of Glasgow in 1885 Alexander trained as a medical missionary and taught biology and chemistry at Wilson College in Bombay, before returning to Scotland to complete M.B. (1888), B.D. (1889) and M.D. (1891). He then returned to Bombay where he was examiner to the Technical College and the University of Bombay until he contracted an illness that permanently damaged his hearing. He returned to Scotland and was appointed Professor of the new Free Church College in 1904, teaching most subjects in the curriculum, including Hebrew. Later, he was moderator of the General Assembly in 1911. He obtained the degr

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  • William Menzies Alexander (Shettleston, then in Lanarkshire, May 12, 1858 – Edinburgh August 30, 1929) was a Scottish medical and theological writer. After graduating B.Sc. from the University of Glasgow in 1885 Alexander trained as a medical missionary and taught biology and chemistry at Wilson College in Bombay, before returning to Scotland to complete M.B. (1888), B.D. (1889) and M.D. (1891). He then returned to Bombay where he was examiner to the Technical College and the University of Bombay until he contracted an illness that permanently damaged his hearing. He returned to Scotland and was appointed Professor of the new Free Church College in 1904, teaching most subjects in the curriculum, including Hebrew. Later, he was moderator of the General Assembly in 1911. He obtained the degree of D.Sc. in 1919. (en)
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  • William Menzies Alexander (Shettleston, then in Lanarkshire, May 12, 1858 – Edinburgh August 30, 1929) was a Scottish medical and theological writer. After graduating B.Sc. from the University of Glasgow in 1885 Alexander trained as a medical missionary and taught biology and chemistry at Wilson College in Bombay, before returning to Scotland to complete M.B. (1888), B.D. (1889) and M.D. (1891). He then returned to Bombay where he was examiner to the Technical College and the University of Bombay until he contracted an illness that permanently damaged his hearing. He returned to Scotland and was appointed Professor of the new Free Church College in 1904, teaching most subjects in the curriculum, including Hebrew. Later, he was moderator of the General Assembly in 1911. He obtained the degr (en)
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