william garvie adair

27 April 1932–26 February 2015 (Age 82)
Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of william garvie

When william garvie adair was born on 27 April 1932, in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, james adair, was 24 and his mother, Catherine Garvie, was 28. He died on 26 February 2015, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 82, and was buried in Castlemilk, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 2

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

Age 8

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1957 · Scottish Television starts broadcasting.

Age 25

Scottish Television was founded by Roy Thomson, the owner of a Canadian newspaper, when he bought the Theatre Royal in Glasgow. Thomson invited Rai Purdy, a Canadian television producer, to become the station's first head of programming. In the months leading up to opening night, Purdy pledged that the new channel would provide first class entertainment. Today it still broadcasts first class entertainment and is the second oldest franchise in Scotland but the Largest of the three ITV franchises in Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, also spelled EdÊ’ear, a form of Edgar .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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