Elected: 1947
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor John Graham Comrie Anderson FRSE

Emeritus Professor J. Graham C. Anderson, who died at his home in Lisvane, Cardiff, on 20th February 2002, aged 91, was born in the Hillhead area of Glasgow on 26th April 1910, the son of Edmond Archibald Anderson, at that time an aerated water manufacturer, and Annie Maude Anderson, née Comrie. His mother was born in Rothesay, the daughter of James K. Comrie, a Glaswegian stockbroker, and his Irish-born wife Mary J. Comrie. The family lived in Cardiff before moving to Glasgow, but they also had a second home in Rothesay. His paternal grandfather was Secretary, i.e. General Manager, of the Callander and Oban Railway from its beginning until 1910.