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McIlvanney, William, b. 1936, writer
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William McIlvanney was born in 1936 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. After graduating from the University of Glasgow in 1960, he trained to be a teacher at Jordanhill College of Education. He reached the position of assistant headmaster, but, in 1975, resigned to become a freelance writer. He is best known as a writer and poet. His works include Laidlaw, The Papers of Tony Veitch, and Walking Wounded.
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Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow (1907-1993)
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McIlvanney was a student at the College.
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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Created by Rachel Pike, April 2012.