Fleming, John (2), Dd
Fleming, John (2), D.D.
a Scotch clergyman, son of Alexander, of Bathgate, was born January 10. 1785; licensed to preach April 22, 1806; called to the living at Bressay in August, and ordained September 22, 1808; transferred to Flisk, Cupar, in 1810, and admitted April 18, 1811; promoted to Clackmannan, September 4, 1832; admitted professor of natural philosophy in the university and King's College, Aberdeen; but in 1843, having become identified with the Free Church, he resigned his position, and two years later became professor of natural science in the Free Church College of Edinburgh. He died November 18 1857. His writings were chiefly scientific. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2:251, 494, 697; 3:424, 697.