Outram, George S. (M)

Surname: Outram
Forename(s): George S.
b. 25 March 1805. d. 15 September 1856. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, journalist, and editor of the Glasgow Herald (starting in 1837). Educated in Edinburgh and had a ten-year career as a lawyer in Edinburgh before accepting this editorship. Married Frances McRobbie on 28 Nov 1837. Supporter of Scottish nationalism and member of the National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights Movement. Worked to change the anti-cornlaw policy of the Glasgow Herald. This paper’s circulation increased almost twofold during his editorship. Died of liver disease and buried in Edinburgh. Biographical Information: ODNB. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The Wheels of God” 1877 Good Words Poet 2630