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Rae, Sir Robertlocked

Kt 1958; CB 1952

Born 9 June 1894; s of late Rev. Robert Rae and Kate Wilson; m 1926, Constance Alma (d 1965), e d of late George King; no c; died 10 Dec. 1971

BAgr, CDA (Edinburgh); retired as Director of National Agricultural Advisory Service, (1948–59)


George Heriot’s School, University, Edinburgh; East of Scotland College of Agriculture, Edinburgh


Trooper, Scottish Horse, 1914–15; Lieutenant, 1915–16; attached 21st (E of I) Lancers, 1917–19; Lecturer in Agriculture, East Anglian Institute of Agriculture, Chelmsford, Essex, 1920–21; Vice-Principal and County Advisory Officer, Hertfordshire Institute of Agriculture, St Albans, 1921–25; Lecturer in charge of Department of Crop and Animal Husbandry, The Queen’s University, Belfast, 1925–32; Professor of Crop and Animal Husbandry, The Queen’s University of Belfast, 1932–33; Head of Crop and Animal Husbandry Research Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Ireland, 1925–33; Joint Director of the Agricultural Research Institute, Hillsborough, Co. Down, 1926–33; Professor of Agriculture, University of Reading, 1933–44; Agricultural Attaché, British Embassy, Washington, 1944–45; Under Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1946


articles in agricultural journals


Brendon, Lezayre Road, Ramsey, Isle of Man

Ramsey 3461