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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

Lord John Boyd Orr (1880 - 1971)

Picture of the Palque

Location : Formerly on the Director's Residence, Rowett Institute, Greenburn Road, Bucksburn (now demolished)

Area : North Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About Lord John Boyd Orr : Nutritionist. Born in Ayrshire and a graduate of Glasgow University he established the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. He became the first Director of the Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen and received the Nobel Prize in 1949.