Definitions for "James Stuart"
Keywords:  stuart, ndash, andrew, lord, lawyer
James Stuart (January 1843 – October 12, 1913) was a British educator and politician. He was born in Markinch, Fife, and attended St Andrews University before going up to Trinity College, Cambridge. He later became a Fellow of the College and Professor of Mechanism and Applied Mechanics at Cambridge University from 1875; he was also Lord Rector of St Andrews from 1898 to 1901.
For other people of the same name see James Stuart.
James Stuart (d. 1793), major-general, younger brother of Andrew Stuart, lawyer, was appointed captain in the 56th foot on 1 Nov. 1755. He first saw active service at the siege of Louisbourg in Nova Scotia under Lord Amherst in 1758. On 9 May of the same year he was promoted to the rank of major, and in 1761 was present with Colonel Morgan's regiment at the reduction of Belle ÃŽle.