Clerk James Ian Fraser Thomson 1951

Clerk Thomson 1951
  • 1916 – Born 11th March.  Son of James Thomson, Schoolmaster and Davina Watt.
  • Educated at Robert Cordon’s College, Aberdeen
  • and Aberdeen University. M.A. 1936, LL.B. 1938.
  • 1935-38 – Apprenticed to Messrs James and George Collie, Advocates, Aberdeen
  • 1938 -39 – Assistant James Clapperton
  • 1939-40 – Messrs James and George Collie
  • 1946-48 – Messrs Edmonds and Ledingham
  • 1948 – Partner of Edmonds and Ledingham from 1st September until retirement on 31st August 1981.
  • 1940 – Enlisted as Private Soldier, Commissioned 1941Demobbed with rank of Lt. Col. 1946M.B.E. (Mi1 Div.) 1943.
  • Twice mentioned in despatches.
  • 1941 – Married in Aberdeen 27th September 1941 with one daughter
  • 1951-76 – Joint Clerk and Assessor to the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen.
  • 1976-77 – Treasurer of the Society of Advocates
  • 1978-80 – President of the Society of Advocates