Dunn, Patrick Smith

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Dunn, Patrick Smith

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Patrick Smith Dunn, shipping agent, joined the Board of the Directors of the Glasgow School Art in October 1893. In 1914 he was elected to Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was proposed by Mr Hugh Reid and seconded by Mr Henderson who referred to his great ability, enthusiasm and conscientiousness. He did not retire from the board until 1930, after thirty seven years of service.

At different times Dunn served as Honorary Secretary, Vice President and Chairman of the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, with whom he also exhibited. He was awarded a CBE, and was an Esquire Chevalier of the Order of the Crown of Belgium. Patrick S. Dunn died in 1932.

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Sources: GSAA/GOV/1/4; GSAA/GOV/2/9; Ancestry.com: Scotland, National Probate Index (Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories), 1876-1936; http://www.whistler.arts.gla.ac.uk/correspondence/people/biog/?bid=Dunn_PS

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