Archibald Lamont

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Biographical information

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Synopsis:

finister of religion and politician.

First name: 
Archibald
Last name: 
Lamont
Date of birth: 
14 September 1864
Location of birth: 
Port Bannantyne, Bute Island, Scotland
Date of death: 
27 November 1933
Location of death: 
Durban South Africa

Archibald Lamont was one of seven children born to Alexander Lamont, a master-mariner and businessman, and Sarah Graham. Lamont completed his schooling in Glasgow and in 1888 obtained an MA degree (cum laude) in Ethics at the University of Glasgow.


References:
• Natal Archives, Pietermaritzburg, and Estate No. 871/33; - F.A. Mouton, Eerwaarde Archibald Lamont:
•  Kampvegter vir die minderbevoorregtes. Historia, 30(1), May 1989; - Obituaries
•  The Natal Advertiser, 27 November 1933
•  The Natal Mercury, 28 November 1933
•  Private information:  Dr A.M. Lamont (son), Durban.

Last updated : 17-Feb-2011

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011