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Memories

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Beyond the borders of Scotland the name of Thomas Johnston is widely known. North of the Tweed it is a household word. His many activities cover an astonishingly varied field. Tom Johnston has spent his life in the service of his fellow men. He has mixed with the great and the humble, has travelled to America, Russia and India and been a shrewd observer of life in these vast countries. First elected to Parliament in 1922, he can look back upon a distinguished political career, which included a period as Lord Privy Seal and culminated in his appointment by Mr. Churchill as Secretary of State for Scotland in the war-time Cabinet. His tenure of that office is acknowledged to have been one of outstanding administrative success.
His was the faith that moved mountains, or at least tunnelled through them; his the vision that converted a waste of waters into a wealth of waters. The vast North of Scotland hydro-electric schemes for which he has been responsible have brought new hope not only to the industrial areas of Central Scotland. As an apostle of "tourism" he has taken a foremost part in the Come-to-Britain campaign. Many other movements have found in him a vigorous and doughty champion. He is the present Chancellor of the ancient University of Aberdeen.
Memories is the fascinating story of some of the highlights in his exceptionally active life. Tom Johnston writes of people and events in a homely, friendly manner which adds to the intimacy of his memories.

Pages are in good condition, with slight wear to edges and moderate wear to dust jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
Thomas Johnston
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
255
Publisher:
Collins

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Beyond the borders of Scotland the name of Thomas Johnston is widely known. North of the Tweed it is a household word. His many activities cover an astonishingly varied field. Tom Johnston has spent his life in the service of his fellow men. He has mixed with the great and the humble, has travelled to America, Russia and India and been a shrewd observer of life in these vast countries. First elected to Parliament in 1922, he can look back upon a distinguished political career, which included a period as Lord Privy Seal and culminated in his appointment by Mr. Churchill as Secretary of State for Scotland in the war-time Cabinet. His tenure of that office is acknowledged to have been one of outstanding administrative success.
His was the faith that moved mountains, or at least tunnelled through them; his the vision that converted a waste of waters into a wealth of waters. The vast North of Scotland hydro-electric schemes for which he has been responsible have brought new hope not only to the industrial areas of Central Scotland. As an apostle of "tourism" he has taken a foremost part in the Come-to-Britain campaign. Many other movements have found in him a vigorous and doughty champion. He is the present Chancellor of the ancient University of Aberdeen.
Memories is the fascinating story of some of the highlights in his exceptionally active life. Tom Johnston writes of people and events in a homely, friendly manner which adds to the intimacy of his memories.

Pages are in good condition, with slight wear to edges and moderate wear to dust jacket.

Author(s):
Thomas Johnston
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
255
Publisher:
Collins

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