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Andrew Borland

Born: 13th November 1894
Died: 1979

Intro, Biographical Information, Notes etc:

Born in Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland.  Wife - Janet Richmond Aitken - 1896 ~ 1980.  Married 15th August 1923.  Janet wanted to be a Missionary, but they would not take her because she was courting Andrew at the time, and they allowed no followers.
Andrew Borland received his M.A. from Glasgow University in 1917.  He edited The Christian Worker from 1929 ~ 1938 and The Believers Magazine, from November 1938 ~ 1974.  He wrote at least a dozen books and booklets including two children's novels.  He was Head of the English Department at Killwinning Higher Grade School and taught English for 43 years, a post that he held from his early days until his retirement in 1963.  An appreciation of the late Andrew Borland appeared in The Believers Magazine of 1991.  His brother, John S. Borland wrote: "History of the Brethren Movement in Galston" 1948, 18pp., and was expanded by May Young in 1998 to 56pp.  John also wrote articles for "The Believers Magazine.
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