Ronal Brown

Biography of Ronal Brown

Ronal Brown, matriculation slip 1908-09
Ronal Brown, matriculation slip 1908-09

Ronal Brown studied Engineering at the University of Glasgow for two years from 1908. He was born in Portugalete in the province of Biscay in 1891. He was the son of James Brown, Managing Director of Scotts Engineering and Shipbuilding Company at Greenock, where Ronal spent his childhood.

In 1908 Brown matriculated at the University to study Engineering. His classes included Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Physics Laboratory.

Upon completion of his studies, Ronal may have joined Scotts' graduate training programme, which his father had introduced, as Ronal became Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of the company in later years.


Ronal Brown
Born 1891.
Died 16 August 1957.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1908-1910;
Occupation categories: engineers
Record last updated: 15th Aug 2013

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