Buchanan, Margaret (1864–1940)

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Buchanan, Margaret (1864–1940)

English pharmaceutical chemist. Name variations: Margaret Elizabeth Buchanan. Born 1864 in England; died 1940.

Trained with father (doctor) and later with a husband-and-wife team named Kerr in London; became a registered chemist and druggist (1886) and a pharmaceutical chemist (1887); became hospital pharmacist (1888); with Agnes Borrowman and 2 others, started a pharmacy business in Clapham; established and served as 1st president of Women Pharmacists' Association (1905); founded School of Pharmacy for Women (1908) and worked as its principal (1908–25); elected 1 st woman member of Pharmaceutical Society's Council (1918); taught at London School of Medicine for Women.

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