John Thomas Harkin Scotland

Biography of John Thomas Harkin

John Thomas Harkin & Joseph Patrick Harkin
John Thomas Harkin & Joseph Patrick Harkin

John Thomas Harkin graduated MA from the University in 1936.

He was born in Glasgow in 1915, son of James Harkin, a gas fitter, and brother of Joseph Patrick. In 1932, Harkin enrolled at the University to study for an Arts degree, taking classes in English, French and Italian in his first year. He graduated on 14 November 1936, having taken higher courses in English.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/74 General Council Register
  • R4/1/26 Schedules of Graduates in Arts (MA) 1936
  • R8/5/53/4 Matriculation Slips 1932-1933 [Men] G - H
  • R8/5/54/4 Matriculation Slips 1933-1934 [Men] G - H
  • R8/5/55/4 Matriculation Slips 1934-1935 [Men] G - H
  • R8/5/56/4 Matriculation Slips 1935-1936 [Men] G - H


John Thomas Harkin
Born 27 July 1915.
Died 14 December 2003.
GU Degree: MA, 1936; Arts,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: teachers
Additional Information: Related material also held by the National War Museum
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1936
Record last updated: 17th Oct 2016

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate