Donald Dewar ...
University of Glasgow Dialectic Society
Dewar "led an enormously active life" as a student at the University of Glasgow "in the sixties. For as well as earning an MA in History and a legal LLB he also held student office as:
- Assistant Clerk of Union Debates, 1959-60
- Labour Club Secretary, 1960-1
- Union Library Convener, 1960-1
- Labour Club President, 1960-1
- Union President, 1962-3
- Observer Mace Champion, 1963 (with Malcolm MacKenzie)
"He was variously at other times Secretary of the Students' Representative Council; one of the first Editors of the Glasgow University Guardian; and campaign manager to Chief Albert Luthuli in his Rectorial bid of 1962." 
- "Death of Donald Dewar," University of Glasgow Dialectic Society, October 11, 2000.
- Baroness Meta Ramsay, "Dry wit and a taste for mischief," The Sunday Herald (UK) (FindArticles), October 15, 2000.
- Isabel Oakeshott, "Treasured Memories; Exclusive: As the Nation Mourns the Loss of First," Sunday Mirror (UK) (FindArticles), October 15, 2000: "University pals Baroness Meta Ramsay, 64, Lord Gordon of Strathblane, 64, and his wife Anne had a tough time persuading their friend to leave his desk for the week."
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