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Biography of John Boyd Orr

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1880 - John Boyd Orr was born on the 23rd of September. 1914 - John Boyd Orr became director of the Institute of Animal Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen.

1929 - John Boyd Orr founded the Imperial Bureau of Animal Nutrition there. 1945 - John Boyd Orr became rector of the University of Glasgow, a member of Parliament for the Scottish universities.

1946 - Under the aegis of the FAO, John Boyd Orr set up an International Emergency Food Council, with thirty-four member nations, to meet the postwar food crisis. 1947 - John Boyd Orr traveled extensively throughout the world trying to get support for a comprehensive food plan and was bitterly disappointed when his proposal for the establishment of a World Food Board failed when neither Britain nor the United States would vote for it.

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