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Alexander Thomson
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Born in Balfour, Stirlingshire
Born on 9th of April 1817
Died on 21st of March 1875

Born 1817. Died 1875 - Scottish architect.

Worked with his brother George from 1857 to 1871. Built tenement blocks, terraces, churches, offices and warehouses. President of Glasgow Institute of Architects in 1871.

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