William McEwan bronze plaque in Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh In honour of William McEwan 1827 - 1913. MP, Founder of McEwan's Brewery, Benefactor of the Medical School and Graduation Hall

William McEwan (/məˈkjuːɨn/) (16 July 1827 – 12 May 1913) was a Scottish politician and brewer. He founded the Fountain Brewery in 1856, served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1886 to 1900, and funded the construction of the McEwan Hall at the University of Edinburgh.

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