John Campbell Coutts Peru Scotland

Biography of John Campbell Coutts

John Campbell Coutts graduated BSc from the University in 1911. He was born in Callao, Peru, son of David Coutts, a manager and dockmaster for the floating dock that had been sent from Glasgow by Messrs. Randolph Elder & Company to Callao.

Coutts' father had died before he enrolled at the University in 1906, aged 16. He attended classes in Mathematics, Chemsitry, Engineering, Drawing and Physics, graduating on 24 April 1911.

After graduation, Coutts was registered as an apprentice Civil Engineer in Glasgow.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/40 General Council Register 1913
  • R4/5/4 Schedules of Graduates in Science (BSc) 1911-1913


John Campbell Coutts
Born 19 January 1890.
GU Degree: BSc, 1911;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers, civil
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 26th Feb 2013

Country Associations

Peru Peru, Callao
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

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