A SON of Alexander, better known from the style of his buildings as "Greek" Thomson, a grandson of Michael Angelo Nicholson, Professor of Architecture, London, and great-grandson of Peter Nicholson, author of the "Dictionary of Architecture," Mr. Thomson was born at Shawlands in 1859. He was educated at Langside Academy and the old High School in John Street, and is partner in the firm of J. Thomson & R. D. Sandilands. Among the buildings of which his firm have been the architects are Gartcosh Asylum and Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow Parish Council Offices and Govan Municipal Buildings, the Royal Insurance Buildings, Glasgow, and St. James's School.

    Mr. Thomson is a silver medallist of the Royal Institute of British Architects, London, and a member of the Institute of Architects, Glasgow. Reading and sketching are his recreations, and he has travelled in England, Ireland, and France. He married in 1889, and has two sons and a daughter.

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