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Loudon MacQueen Douglas
Thought to be Loudon MacQueen Douglas.
An identical image is found inside his book
The Kilt: A Manual of Scottish National Dress (1914)
morning dress
Loudon MacQueen Douglas in morning dress 
Loudon McQueen Douglas, 1863 - 1944, born in Colinton, Midlothian.  He wrote The Bacillus of Long Life; A Manual of the Preparation and Souring of Milk for Dietary Purposes in 1911, and numerous other books, including a history of the kilt.  He appears to have been an expert on pig breeding.


In 1914, he was president of the Scottish Society, in Edinburgh.


Profession: Author and Lecturer with an interest in pigs.
Appointments Held: Co-founder of William Douglas Ltd, Engineers, Edinburgh 1888 and Putney 1890, London.
Date of Election: 18/07/1910.
Proposers: Gerald Rowley Leighton, Robert Wallace, James Macdonald, R Stewart MacDougall (Billet 20/6. 4/7/1910).
Notes: Born 1864.
Fellow Type: OF.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh


Died 27 Jan 1944


Possibly the Loudon McQueen Douglas who was a partner with Leon Harold Wilson in the company, Douglas & Wilson, cabinet makers in Islington, London, which was dissolved in 1920.



Hope Hunter (male) 'born mar 1771 died 10th nov 1841' married Marion Gall born aug 1763 died 16th mar 1818, the children of this marriage are James, Catherine, Catherine, George, Ellen, Hope, William, John and Marion born 11th feb 1807 died 30th sept 1864, Marion then marries John McQueen on dec 5th 1828, they have 3 children Loudon, Marion and Hope, Marion was born 14th feb 1832 and marries William Douglas on 19th april 1856, they have 7 children, Thomas, John, Marion Hunter, Loudon McQueen, Marion Hunter, christina Stodart and William.



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