John Grainger (1904-1978)
Dr. John Grainger was a plant pathologist and naturalist.
He was born in Slaithwaite on 2 October 1904, the son of Edward and Lillie Grainger.
A graduate of the University of Leeds, he was the Head of the Plant Pathology Department at the West of Scotland Agricultural College, Auchincruive, from 1943 until he retired in 1969.
John Grainger died on 20 October 1978 after a long illness, aged 74.
- Huddersfield Soils and Allotments (1941) by John Grainger
- Soils of the Huddersfield District (1942) by John Grainger
Notes and References
- This was likely the period 1935 to 1942.
- John Grainger, 1904-1978 by M.R.M. Clark