John A. McClelland
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John Alexander McClelland FRS (1 December 1870 – 13 April 1920) was an Irish physicist.
He was the son of William McClelland of Dunallis, Coleraine and received his education at Queen's College, Galway. In 1895 he received a fellowship from the Royal University of Ireland and in 1897 took up a research degree at the University of Cambridge.
In 1900 he was appointed Professor of Experimental Physics at University College, Dublin. Among his other posts McClelland served as a Commissioner of National Education, a member of the Senate of the National University of Ireland and, in 1907, secretary to the Royal Irish Academy. During World War I he served as a member of the Inventions Committee and the Committee for Organisation in Industrial Research.
He married Ina, the daughter of J. Esdale.
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