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Significant and Famous Scots

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  • Ogilvie, John
    A poet and miscellaneous writer.
  • Ogilvy, John
    A poet and geographer.
  • Orr, John Boyd
    Nobel Laureate (Peace Prize).
  • Outram, George
    George Outram (18051856), humorous poet, was a Scottish advocate, a friend of Professor Wilson, and for some time editor of the Glasgow Herald. He printed privately in 1851 Lyrics, Legal and Miscellaneous, which were published with a memoir in 1874. Many of his pieces are highly amusing, the Annuity being the best.
  • Owen, Robert Dale
    Born 1801. Scottish-born U.S. social reformer and anti-slavery campaigner. Son of Robert Owen (founder of the co-operative movement). In 1825, he accompanied his father to set up the New Harmony colony in Indiana. Entered the U.S. congress in 1843. U.S. Ambassador to India (1853 - 1858).

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