A SON of Franz Rottenburg and born in 1846 at Danzig, where his forefathers have lived for three centuries, Dr. Rottenburg was educated at the Royal College in his native city, and, though now a naturalised Briton, still takes proper pride in the place of his birth. Following the occupation of a chemical merchant, he has filled the office of President of the Chamber of Commerce, and he also takes considerable part in the intellectual life of Glasgow. He has been President of the Civic Society, Vice-President of the Philosophical Society and of the Marine Biological Association, Chairman of the Glasgow Branch of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, and an Associate of the Society of musicians. In 1901 Glasgow University conferred upon him the degree of LL.D. He is Conservative in politics, finds his recreation in cycling and walking, and has travelled over most quarters of the globe. He has a family of three sons and two daughters.

    In 1906 Dr. Rottenburg purchased the estate of Dalnair, near Drymen, and he now spends much of his leisure in that neighbourhood.

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